Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2017 - volume one: main report

Published: 25 Sep 2018
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care, Research, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787812178

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2017, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

Table 1.9 Detection and treatment of hypertension, 2014 to 2017 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over with survey-defined hypertension 2014-2017 combined
Detection and treatment levels Age Total
16-34 35-54 55-64 65-74 75+  
  % % % % % %
Men
Hypertension detection ratea * 46 60 69 66 55
Hypertension treated, but not controlledb * 13 21 29 24 20
Hypertension treated and controlledc * 22 28 31 32 26
Women
Hypertension detection ratea * 44 61 66 73 62
Hypertension treated, but not controlledb * 13 17 24 31 22
Hypertension treated and controlledc * 16 33 31 31 28
All adults
Hypertension detection ratea [20] 45 61 67 71 59
Hypertension treated, but not controlledb [10] 13 19 27 28 21
Hypertension treated and controlledc [6] 20 31 31 31 27
Bases (weighted):
Men 40 148 126 124 86 524
Women 16 90 102 140 141 488
All adults 56 238 228 264 227 1012
Bases (unweighted):
Men 22 111 129 160 107 529
Women 13 96 125 193 156 583
All adults 35 207 254 353 263 1112

a Detection rate is the proportion of those with survey defined hypertension, who say they have been told by a doctor they have high blood pressure
b Of those with survey-defined hypertension, the proportion who are on medication for high blood pressure and also have high blood pressure readings
c Of those with survey-defined hypertension, the proportion who are on medication for high blood pressure and do not have high blood pressure readings


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