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Table 3 Prevalence of hypertension in men

From: Hypertension in the Parsi community of Bombay: a study on prevalence, awareness and compliance to treatment

Age group (years) 'Diastolic' HT (including optimally controlled HT Borderline ISH (SBP:140–159 mmHg with DBP < 90 mm Hg) ISH (SBP≥ 160 mm Hg DBP < 90 mm Hg) Overall prevalence
20–29 11.2% (17) 2.0% (3) 13.2% (20/152)
30–39 16.0% (27) 1.2% (2) 17.2% (29/169)
40–49 23.4% (44) 3.2% (6) 1.6% (3) 28.2% (53/188)
50–59 24.3% (52) 10.8% (23) 1.9% (4) 36.9% (79/214)
60–69 16.0% (34) 22.6% (48) 5.2% (11) 43.7% (93/213)
70+ 12.9% (21) 26.4% (43) 13.5% (22) 52.8% (86/163)
Total     32.8% (360/1099)
  1. HT: hypertension; 'diastolic' HT: diastolic BP ≥ 90 mm Hg with normal or elevated systolic BP; ISH: isolated systolic hypertension; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure