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Table 2 Blood pressure indicators among people with hypertension before and after the interventions among people with hypertension, 40–64 years old

From: Towards new recommendations to reduce the burden of alcohol-induced hypertension in the European Union

  Sex Mean systolic BPa Δb % ≥ 140/90 mm Hga Δc General populationd
before after before after
France W 140.7 138.1 2.5 48% 41% 7% 2.0%
M 146.3 141.0 5.3 59% 48% 11% 5.3%
Germany W 141.5 138.5 3.0 49% 42% 7% 2.0%
M 143.9 139.8 4.2 55% 45% 9% 3.4%
Italy W 144.7 142.1 2.6 56% 51% 6% 1.8%
M 144.2 139.7 4.4 55% 45% 10% 4.0%
Spain W 146.0 144.6 1.4 60% 57% 3% 1.0%
M 146.8 144.9 1.9 62% 57% 4% 1.8%
UK W 141.5 139.5 2.0 50% 45% 5% 1.1%
M 145.4 142.8 2.5 58% 52% 5% 1.5%
  1. For definitions and sources, see Additional file 2: Appendix 2 [109]
  2. aBlood pressure (BP) in mm Hg among people with hypertension, defined by a BP ≥ 140/90 mm Hg or by being on hypertensive medication
  3. bDifference between before and after interventions in mm Hg
  4. c% difference between before and after interventions
  5. d% increase of people below the threshold of 140/90 mm Hg in the general population