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Table 1 Classification of blood pressure and hypertension

From: 2018 Korean Society of Hypertension guidelines for the management of hypertension: part I-epidemiology of hypertension

Category Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)   Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
Normal blood pressurea < 120 And < 80
Elevated blood pressure 120–129 And < 80
Prehypertension 130–139 Or 80–89
Hypertension Grade 1 140–159 Or 90–99
Grade 2 ≥160 Or ≥100
Isolated systolic hypertension ≥140 And < 90
  1. aBlood pressure with minimal risk for cardiovascular events