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Table 2 Trends in the prevalence of hypertension in the population aged ≥30 years (Source: KNHANES)a

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

Category 1998 2001 2005 2007–09 2010–12 2013–15 2016
All 29.8% 28.5% 28.0% 25.9% 28.0% 26.8% 29.1%
Men 32.4% 33.2% 31.5% 28.8% 31.4% 31.6% 35.0%
Women 26.8% 25.3% 23.8% 22.7% 24.2% 22.0% 22.9%
  1. aAge-standardized values were calculated using the age structures of the 2005 Korean population