Arterial Hypertension: 35-Year Dynamics of the Prevalence and Efficiency of its Control at the Population Level among Urban Men

O.O. Kvasha, I.M. Horbas, I.P. Smirnova, O.V. Sribna


Aim: the studying of dynamics of arterial hypertension prevalence at the population level and the effectiveness of its control among men aged 18–64 years living in the city. Material and methods. The article presents the data of the analysis of 5 random representative samples of men living in Kyiv and surveyed in 1980, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015. Results. The prevalence of hypertension, according to recent data, is 24.8 %. Awareness of patients is 51.6 %. With the minor variations in the medical treatment coverage, its effectiveness increased from 9.7 to 16.1 % for 35 years. The frequency of administration of recommended drugs has increased. Deterioration in the risk profile associated with growth of the prevalence of associated risk factors and increase in their associativity were noted.


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