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Hypertension Statistics

The following levels of systolic and diastolic blood pressure are those which the practice team consider should be aimed for within the practice population.

Systolic Blood Pressure

Patients younger than 60  less than 150mm
Patients older than 60 less than 160mm
Diabetic patients less than 140mm

 

Diastolic Blood Pressure

Each patient's target blood pressure will be calculated separately.

 

Current “results”

18/11/02

Patients younger than 60    
  Reading Percentage
systolic pressure at last reading was >= 150 36%
systolic pressure at last reading was < 150 64%
total   100%

 

Patients > 60 or over    
  Reading Percentage
systolic pressure at last reading was >= 160 32%
systolic pressure at last reading was < 160 68%
total   100%

We are aiming for 80% of the population to be controlled

Log of results for under 60s
Date Reading >=150 Reading <150
18/02/02 36% 64%
21/11/01 34% 66%
25/10/01 32% 68%
01/05/01 31% 69%
16/10/00 30% 70%
12/06/00 31% 69%
18/01/00 38% 62%
18/10/99 42% 58%

 

Log of results for over 60s
Date Reading >=160 Reading <160
18/02/02 30% 70%
21/11/01 27% 73%
25/10/01 27% 73%
01/05/01 29% 71%
16/10/00 25% 75%
12/06/00 31% 69%
18/01/00 31% 62%
18/10/99 35% 65%

 

 

Hypertension Policy