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Table 3 Percentage and number of Korean adults recommended antihypertensive medical treatment

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

 PercentageNumber
2018 KSH guidelines2013 KSH guidelinesDifference2018 KSH guidelines2013 KSH guidelinesDifference
Total37.8 ± 0.632.5 ± 0.65.3 ± 0.211.39.71.6
Sex
 Male45.1 ± 0.836.6 ± 0.88.5 ± 0.56.45.21.2
 Female31.1 ± 0.728.7 ± 0.72.3 ± 0.24.84.50.4
Age (years)
 30–3912.8 ± 0.89.5 ± 0.73.3 ± 0.40.90.70.2
 40–4927.2 ± 0.921.5 ± 0.95.7 ± 0.52.11.60.4
 50–5945.2 ± 1.136.4 ± 1.18.8 ± 0.63.32.60.6
 60–6957.9 ± 1.252.9 ± 1.25.1 ± 0.52.52.30.2
 70+68.2 ± 1.266.3 ± 1.21.8 ± 0.32.62.50.1
Area of residence
 Urban area36.7 ± 0.731.6 ± 0.65.1 ± 0.38.97.71.2
 Rural area42.7 ± 1.436.5 ± 1.46.2 ± 0.52.42.00.3
Income quartiles
 Highest35.7 ± 1.130.5 ± 1.05.3 ± 0.52.72.30.4
 Upper middle36.3 ± 1.031.3 ± 1.05.0 ± 0.42.72.30.4
 Lower middle39.5 ± 1.133.4 ± 1.06.2 ± 0.53.02.50.5
 Lowest39.6 ± 1.035.0 ± 1.04.6 ± 0.52.92.50.3
Education levels
 Primary62.1 ± 1.057.3 ± 1.14.8 ± 0.53.83.50.3
 Middle47.8 ± 1.541.7 ± 1.46.2 ± 0.71.51.30.2
 High32.7 ± 0.927.3 ± 0.85.4 ± 0.43.22.70.5
 University/college24.5 ± 0.819.2 ± 0.85.3 ± 0.42.52.00.5
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SE
  2. KSH Korean Society of Hypertension