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Table 3 Trends in awareness, treatment, and control rate of hypertension

From: 2013 Korean Society of Hypertension guidelines for the management of hypertension: part I–epidemiology and diagnosis of hypertension

Parameter Year
1998 2001 2005 2008–2011
Awareness rate 27.0 36.0 59.8 66.9
Treatment rate 19.1 29.3 47.1 61.1
Control rate for all hypertension patients 7.4 14.9 32.2 42.9
Control rate for treated hypertension patients 22.9 37.0 54.9 69.3
  1. Values in % and standardized for census 2005, Korean National Health Statistics. Criterion for treatment of hypertension: taking antihypertensive drug more than 20 days per month.