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Table 1 Prevalence of hypertension, awareness, treatment and control in a population-based study conducted in a Spanish municipality with patients aged 80 and over.

From: Hypertension in the very old; prevalence, awareness, treatment and control: a cross-sectional population-based study in a Spanish municipality

  Percentage 95% CI-lower 95% CI-upper
Total prevalence of hypertension 72.8 69.5 76.6
Awareness 92.7 89.5 95.1
Pharmacological treatment 96.3 93.6 97.9
Blood pressure below 140/90 mmHg 30.7 25.8 36.1
  1. Total prevalence of hypertension, awareness (out of total hypertension), treatment (out of diagnosed patients) and blood pressure below 140/90 (out of diagnosed patients).