Hypertension in Nashville

Nashville is known as a healthcare hub and a leader in healthcare services, however the health of its citizens is poor compared to its peer cities. In fact, nearly 1/3 of all Nashvillians suffer from hypertension and many insist the root cause is due to disparities within the Nashville community’s neighborhoods.

This report addresses two related community problems. The first is the problem of hypertension—its prevalence and unequal distribution across the city. The second problem is the lack of a shared inventory of data and a collaborative platform from which to understand key insights around that unequal distribution. 

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