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Table 2 Methods of measuring blood pressure and related resources

From: Status of hypertension screening in the Korea National General Health Screening Program: a questionnaire survey on 210 screening centers in two metropolitan areas

  Number Percent
Number of measurement
 Once 74 (35.2)
 Twice 109 (51.9)
 Triple or more 16 (7.6)
 Etc. 11 (4.2)
Existence of a manual
 Yes 171 (81.4)
 No 39 (18.6)
Existence of an operator training program
 Yes 124 (59.0)
 No 85 (40.5)
 No response 1 (0.5)
Measurement of arm circumference
 Yes 12 (5.7)
 No 197 (93.8)
 No response 1 (0.5)
Resting time before measurement
 Yes 199 (94.8)
  1–10 min 169 (84.9)
  11–20 min 22 (10.5)
  21–30 min 8 (4.0)
 No 11 (5.2)