Table 2

Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension by sex from 1983-1984 to 2001-2002
1983-1984 1986-1987 1992-1993 2001-2002 P for trend
% (95% confidence interval)
Prevalence of AH,%
Men (n = 2218) 58.2 (54.5-61.5) 52.1 (48.1-56.1) 57.8 (53.1-62.5) 58.7 (54.1-63.3) 0.57
Women (n = 2491) 61.5(57.8-64.2) 50.4 (46.4-54.4)1 55.8 (51.1-60.5) 51.0 (46.9-55.1)1 0.44
Awareness,%
Men 45.0 (40.4-49.6) 48.1 (42.6-53.6) 50.4 (44.1-56.7) 64.4 (58.5-70.3)1 0.03
Women 47.7 (43.5-51.9) 55.2 (49.5-60.9) 61.4 (55.3-67.5)1 72.3 (67.1-77.5)1 0.01
Treatment,%
Men 55.4 (48.5-62.3) 60.3 (52.5-68.1) 63.6 (55.0-72.2) 68.3 (61.2-75.4) 0.03
Women 65.6 (59.8-71.4) 70.7 (63.7-77.7) 84.5 (78.7-90.3)1 86.2 (81.5-90.9)1 0.11
Control,%
Men 3.6 (0.1-7.1) 2.2 (-0.8-5.2) 6.5 (1.0-12.0) 12.6 (6.4-18.8) 0.10
Women 3.5 (0.8-6.2) 3.5 (0.1-6.9) 4.8 (1.1-8.5) 16.6 (11.2-22.0)1 0.09

1P < 0.05 as compared to 1983-1984.

Reklaitiene et al.

Reklaitiene et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-68

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