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Table 1 Prevalence rate of hypertension in China 1958 -2010

From: A community-based approach to non-communicable chronic disease management within a context of advancing universal health coverage in China: progress and challenges

Year Prevalence rate (%) Data source Study
1958-1959 5.1 The national sampling survey with adults over 15 years Chinese guidelines revision committee of prevention and treatment for hypertension, 2006
1979~1980 7.7   
1991 13.6   
2002 18.8 The national multistage and stratified sampling survey with adults over 18 years Li, 2005
2004 18.1 Multistage random sampling of adults aged at 18~69 years from 79-160 diseases surveillance sites National center for NCD control and prevention and China CDC, 2009
2007 24.9   National center for NCD control and prevention and China CDC, 2010
2010 33.5   Li, 2012