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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524614

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 9.6 Detection and treatment of hypertension, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Table 9.6 Detection and treatment of hypertension, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over with survey-defined hypertension 2014/2015 combined
Detection and treatment levels Age Total
16-34 35-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % %
Men
Hypertension detection rate a * 54 51 69 70 57
Hypertension treated, but not controlled b * 14 21 25 29 21
Hypertension treated and controlled c * 23 20 37 36 26
Women
Hypertension detection rate a * 29 64 69 69 60
Hypertension treated, but not controlled b * 4 17 31 29 22
Hypertension treated and controlled c * 15 38 28 30 28
All adults
Hypertension detection rate a * 44 57 69 69 58
Hypertension treated, but not controlled b * 10 19 28 29 21
Hypertension treated and controlled c * 20 28 32 32 27
Bases (weighted):
Men 18 80 66 64 46 274
Women 7 47 56 75 71 256
All adults 25 128 122 139 117 530
Bases (unweighted):
Men 12 63 67 85 61 288
Women 7 52 67 106 80 312
All adults 19 115 134 191 141 600

a Detection rate is the proportion of those with survey defined hypertension, who say they have been told by a doctor they have high blood pressure
b Of those with survey-defined hypertension, the proportion who are on medication for high blood pressure and also have high blood pressure readings
c Of those with survey-defined hypertension, the proportion who are on medication for high blood pressure and do not have high blood pressure readings


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