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Table 2 Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension by age and sex

From: Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in older people: results from the population-based KORA-age 1 study

  Age (years) Prevalence (n = 1052) Awareness (n = 790) Treatment among aware hypertensives (n = 638) Control among treated (n = 601)
Male 65–94 74.8 (68.4–80.2) a 78.3 (71.1–84.2) a 93.9 (87.9–97.1) a 52.5 (43.2–61.5) a
Female 65–94 73.5 (66.8–79.3) a 81.3 (74.0–87.0) a 92.6 (86.1–96.4) a 54.9 (45.3–64.2) a
Total 65–74 70.5 (66.0–74.6) 78.4 (73.5–82.7) 90.8 (86.4–93.9) 54.4 (47.7–60.9)
75–84 79.9 (76.0–83.4) 82.0 (77.7–85.7) 96.1 (93.2–97.8) 53.0 (47.2–58.8)
85–94 73.6 (64.8–80.9) 83.7 (74.2–90.3) 97.4 (90.1–99.5) 49.3 (37.7–61.0)
65–94 73.8 (69.3–77.9) a 80.2 (75.3–84.4) a 92.8 (88.8–95.6) a 53.7 (47.0–60.2) a
  1. aAge-standardized according to the distribution of the Germany population, 31 December 2009