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Table 6 Criteria for hypertension diagnosis with different methods of measurement

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

Methods Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)
Clinic or office blood pressure ≥140 ≥90
Ambulatory blood pressure   
 24 h ≥130 ≥80
 Day ≥135 ≥85
 Night ≥120 ≥70
Home blood pressure ≥135 ≥85