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Table 1 Brief comparison of the 2018 Korean Hypertension guidelines and 2013 Korean Hypertension guidelines

From: Potential impact of 2018 Korean Society of Hypertension guidelines on Korean population: a population-based cohort study

 2018 Korean Hypertension guidelines2013 Korean Hypertension guidelines
Definition of hypertensionSBP ≥140 mmHg or DBP ≥90 mmHgSBP ≥140 mmHg or DBP ≥90 mmHg
Recommended pharmacologic treatment- General population: SBP ≥140 mmHg or DBP ≥90 mmHg
- DM, CKD, CVD: SBP ≥130 mmHg or DBP ≥80 mmHg
- Presence ≥3 of CVD risk factors or subclinical organ damage: SBP ≥130 mmHg or DBP ≥80 mmHg
- General population: SBP ≥140 mmHg and DBP ≥90 mmHg
- DM, CKD, CVD: SBP ≥130 mmHg or DBP ≥80 mmHg
Target BP goal- General population: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- DM without CVD: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 85 mmHg
- DM with CVD: SBP < 130 mmHg and DBP < 80 mmHg
- Stroke: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- Presence ≥3 risk factors: SBP < 130 mmHg and DBP < 80 mmHg
- CVD: SBP < 130 mmHg and DBP < 80 mmHg
- CKD without albuminuria: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- CKD with albuminuria: SBP < 130 mmHg and DBP < 80 mmHg
- Elderly (≥65 years of age without DM or CKD): SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- General population: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- DM: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 85 mmHg
- Stroke: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- CAD: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- CKD without albuminuria: SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
- CKD with albuminuria: SBP < 130 mmHg and DBP < 80 mmHg
- Elderly (≥65 years of age without DM or CKD): SBP < 150 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, DM diabetes mellitus; CKD chronic kidney disease, CVD cardiovascular disease, CAD coronary artery disease