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Table 2 Prevalence of hypertension among 15–64 year old citizens of Myanmar, by age group and adjusteda to the WHO world standard population

From: Prevalence and determinants of hypertension in Myanmar - a nationwide cross-sectional study

Age group   Male   Female   Total
  n % (95 % CI) n % (95 % CI) N % (95 % CI)
15–24 412 12.9 (10.0–16.5) 576 7.5 (5.6–9.9) 988 9.7 (8.0–11.7)
25–34 618 18.4 (15.6–21.7) 934 15.5 (13.3–18.0) 1552 16.7 (14.9–18.6)
35–44 650 29.8 (26.4–33.5) 1135 28.0 (25.5–30.7) 1785 28.7 (26.6–30.8)
45–54 649 36.5 (32.9–40.3) 1040 40.3 (37.3–43.3) 1689 38.8 (36.5–41.2)
55–64 513 50.1 (45.8–54.4) 732 53.4 (49.8–57.0) 1245 52.0 (49.3–54.8)
Total 2842 30.1 (28.4–31.8) 4417 29.8 (28.5–31.1) 7259 29.9 (28.9–31.0)
Total adja   26.5 (24.9–28.2)   25.2 (23.9–26.4)   25.7 (24.7–26.7)
  1. a adjusted to the WHO world standard population