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Table 1 Sample sizes and prevalences of hypertension, treatment and control in 2009

From: Long term trends in control of hypertension in the Northern Sweden MONICA study 1986–2009

Variable Sex Age group (years) n, % (within age group)
Participants Women 45–54 177
55–64 188
65–74 185
Total (45–74) 550
Men 45–54 169
55–64 190
65–74 197
Total (45–74) 556
Treatment in the population Women 45–54 14.0
55–64 22.4
65–74 47.8
Total (45–74) 28.1
Men 45–54 13.3
55–64 33.5
65–74 42.9
Total (45–74) 30.6
Control in the population (SBP < 140 and DBP < 90 mm Hg) Women 45–54 81.2
55–64 68.1
65–74 52.7
Total (45–74) 67.2
Men 45–54 64.1
55–64 53.2
65–74 57.9
Total (45–74) 58.1
Control among treated (SBP < 140 and DBP < 90 mm Hg among treated) Women 45–54 58.3
55–64 58.5
65–74 45.9
Total (45–74) 51.3
Men 45–54 50.0
55–64 48.3
65–74 56.8
Total (45–74) 52.8