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Table 3 Trends in awareness, treatment, and control rate of hypertension (Source: KNHANES)a

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

Parameter 1998 2001 2005 2007–09 2010–12 2013–15 2016
Awareness rate 25% 34% 57% 65% 63% 64% 65%
Treatment rate 22% 32% 50% 59% 58% 60% 61%
Control rate for all hypertension patients 5% 12% 27% 41% 40% 43% 44%
Control rate for treated hypertension patients 24% 38% 55% 69% 69% 72% 71%
  1. aAge-standardized values were calculated using the age structures of the 2005 Korean population