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Table 2 Prevalence of awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in Yazd adult residents aged 20–69 years (Total hypertensive n = 3655)

From: Awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension and related factors in adult Iranian population

 Awareness
Num. (%)
Treateda
Num. (%)
Controlleda
Num. (%)
Crude prevalence1817 (49.7)1209 (71.5)731 (40.2)
Age groups
 20–2929 (11.9)9 (52.9)20 (69.0)
 30–3979 (19.2)37 (56.1)40 (50.6)
 40–49270 (37.7)172 (71.1)106 (39.3)
 0–59577 (58.0)384 (70.8)253 (43.8)
 60–69861 (67.0)606 (73.5)311 (36.1)
P value<  0.00010.015<  0.0001
Sex
 Male737 (39.1)408 (70.7)255 (34.6)
 Female1080 (61)729 (72.0)476 (44.1)
P value<  0.0001Not Significant<  0.0001
Education
 Primary school and less881 (61.3)625 (74.3)325 (36.9)
 High school484 (46.6)315 (70.6)200 (41.3)
 Diploma & Graduate Diploma323 (40.6)189 (65.2)151 (46.7)
 BSc,MSc. and Doctorate110 (31.5)69 (69.0)47 (42.7)
P value<  0.00010.0240.016
Place of residence
 Urban (Yazd)1601 (49.1)1057 (70.9)636 (39.7)
 Urban (New Cities) or Semi-Urban129 (59.2)90 (75.6)58 (45.0)
 Rural87 (50.3)62 (74.7)37 (42.5)
P value0.015Not SignificantNot Significant
Health insurance
 Yes1733 (50.4)1148 (71.0)699 (40.3)
 No46 (31.1)35 (83.3)12 (26.1)
P value<  0.0001Not SignificantNot Significant
BMI (kg/m2)
 Underweight9 (25.7)7 (87.5)6 (66.7)
 Normal291 (39.5)184 (70.8)122 (41.9)
 Overweight731 (49.6)489 (71.7)290 (39.7)
 Obesity766 (58.4)515 (70.8)310 (40.5)
P value<  0.0001Not SignificantNot Significant
Physical activity
 Low1157 (55)747 (69.9)478 (41.3)
 Moderate576 (44.4)410 (74.7)221 (38.4)
 High84 (32.8)52 (70.3)32 (38.1)
P value<  0.0001Not SignificantNot Significant
Family history of hypertension
 Yes1247 (80.2)871 (72.4)488 (39.1)
 No480 (50.1)308 (68.6)200 (41.7)
P value<  0.0001Not SignificantNot Significant
Family history of CVD
 Yes686 (58.0)472 (73.4)319 (46.5)
 No1038 (46.5)680 (70.6)376 (36.2)
P value<  0.0001Not Significant<  0.0001
Current tobacco use
 Yes191 (34.6)104 (61.9)73 (38.20
 No1604 (52.4)1095 (72.7)647 (40.3)
P value<  0.00010.003Not Significant
A positive history of DM
 Yes705 (75.2)510 (75.3)293 (41.6)
 No1103 (40.9)692 (68.7)433 (39.3)
P value<  0.00010.002Not Significant
  1. a Frequency in those who are aware of their hypertension