Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019: a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants

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Zhou B., Carrillo-Larco R. M. , Danaei G., Riley L. M. , Paciorek C. J. , Stevens G. A. , ...More

LANCET, vol.398, no.10304, pp.957-980, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 398 Issue: 10304
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0140-6736(21)01330-1
  • Title of Journal : LANCET
  • Page Numbers: pp.957-980


Background Hypertension can be detected at the primary health-care level and low-cost treatments can effectively control hypertension. We aimed to measure the prevalence of hypertension and progress in its detection, treatment, and control from 1990 to 2019 for 200 countries and territories.