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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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