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Table 3 Age-standardized prevalence of hypertension using the Kakyerere Parish household census population, the 2000 U.S. standard population, and the WHO world standard population among adults ≥18 years

From: Epidemiology and awareness of hypertension in a rural Ugandan community: a cross-sectional study

  Prevalence (95% CI)
  Study participants (unadjusted) Kakyerere Parish household census population 2000 US census population WHO world standard population
Total 15.7% (14.2–17.2) 14.6% (13.3–15.9) 22.0% (20.0–24.0) 19.8% (18.0–21.5)
Women 15.4% (13.4–17.4) 13.4% (11.7–15.1) 21.1% (18.5–23.6) 18.7% (16.5–21.0)
Men 16.1% (13.8–18.4) 16.0% (13.9–18.2) 23.1% (19.9–26.2) 21.0% (18.2–23.8)