Table 2:

Age-specific prevalence and incidence of diagnosed hypertension in 2007/08

Age, yrPrevalence, %Incidence, per 100 per year
WomenMenTotalWomenMenTotal
20–240.50.60.50.20.20.2
25–291.61.71.60.30.30.3
30–343.23.63.40.40.60.5
35–395.26.25.70.70.90.8
40–448.79.99.31.21.41.3
45–4914.215.414.81.92.12.0
50–5422.623.122.82.73.02.8
55–5932.832.932.93.44.03.7
60–6443.643.043.34.65.24.9
65–6954.852.353.66.16.46.3
70–7464.560.462.67.57.47.4
75–7971.866.769.58.68.28.4
80–8477.070.374.39.28.48.8
≥8577.568.374.67.66.97.3