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Background The Korean Society of Hypertension has published the Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2020 to provide an overview of the magnitude and management status of hypertension and their recent trends. Methods The Fact Sheets were based on the analyses of Korean adults aged 20 years or older of the 2007-2018 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) and the 2002-2018. PDF | Background The Korean Society of Hypertension has published the Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2020 to provide an overview of the magnitude and... | Find, read and cite all the research you. Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based data Hyeon Chang Kim, So Mi Jemma Cho, Hokyou Lee, Hyeok-Hee Lee, Jongmin Baek, Ji Eun Heo, for the Korean Society of Hypertension (KSH) - Hypertension Epidemiology Research Working Group; Affiliations. 대한고혈압학회(이사장 편욱범)가 2020년 11월 6일, 우리나라 고혈압의 유병 규모와 관리 현황을 정리한 고혈압 팩트시트 2020 (Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2020)을 발표했다. 이는 대한고혈압학회 고혈압역학연구회가 1998~2018년 국민건강영양조사 자료와 2002~2018년 국민건강보험 빅데이터를 분석한 것으로, 평균 혈압 및 고혈압 규모의 변화, 고혈압 관리지표의 변화, 고혈압. Correction to: Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based data. Hyeon Chang Kim 1,2, So Mi Jemma Cho 3, Hokyou Lee 1,2, Hyeok-Hee Lee 1,2, Jongmin Baek 1 & Ji Eun Heo 3; for the Korean Society of Hypertension (KSH) - Hypertension Epidemiology Research Working Grou

Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based data

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Fact Sheet An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. Download Full-text. Related Documents; Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based data Clinical Hypertension . 10.1186/s40885-021-00166-2 . 2021 . Vol 27 (1) History of the Korean Society of Hypertension. Following the nation's rapid industrialization over the past 20-30 years, Korea is envisaging an increase in the morbidity and death rates of cerebrocardiovascular diseases. With over 25% of the total population suffering from hypertension and the losses due to complications enormous, the situation. Correction to: Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based dat

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- 2020 년 11 월 6 일 대한고혈압학회에서 발표한 고혈압 팩트 시트 (Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020) 에 따르면 수축기 혈압이 140 ㎜ Hg 이상 또는 이완기 혈압이 90 ㎜ Hg 이상이거나 고혈압 약을 복용하고 있는 경우 모두를 고혈압으로 조사하였을 때, 우리나라 20 세 이상 성인의 고혈압 유병률은 약 29%(1,200 만. Korea Heart Disease Fact Sheet 2020: Analysis of Nationwide Data Korean Circ J. 2021 Jun;51(6):495-503. doi: 10.4070/kcj.2021.0097. Authors Hyeok Hee Lee 1 2 , So Mi Jemma Cho 1 , Hokyou Lee 1 2 , Jongmin Baek 1 , Jang Ho Bae 3. Kim HC, Cho SMJ, Lee H, et al. Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based data. Clin Hypertens 2021;27:8. 5. Siu AL. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for high blood pressure in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement Ji Eun Heo. Background The Korean Society of Hypertension has published the Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2020 to provide an overview of the magnitude and management status of hypertension and.

Dyslipidemia Fact Sheets in Korea 2020: an Analysis of Nationwide Population-based Data So Mi Jemma Cho, 1, 2, * Hokyou Lee, 2, 3, * Hyeok-Hee Lee, 2, 3, * Jongmin Baek, 2 Ji Eun Heo, 1, 2 Hyung Joon Joo, 4 Soon Jun Hong, 4, † Hyeon Chang Kim, 2, 3, † and on behalf of the Korean Society of Lipid and Atherosclerosis (KSoLA) Public Relations Committee: 1 Department of Public Health, Yonsei. The prevalence of hypertension in the total population of Korea in 2018 was 28.3% according to the Korean Hypertension Fact Sheet produced by the Korean Society of Hypertension. Lastly, the prevalence of dyslipidemia in 2018 was 40.5% according to the Dyslipidemia Fact Sheet published by the Korean Society of Lipid and Atherosclerosis Created Date: 9/19/2018 3:26:10 P

Korea is currently an aged society and is on the cusp of becoming a superaged society in a few years. The health burden of cardiovascular diseases increases with age, and the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia, may be linked to increased population-level cardiovascular risk 그러나 대한고혈압학회가 발표한 '고혈압 팩트 시트 2020(Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2020)'에 따르면, 실제 고혈압환자 중 이상지질혈증을 동반치료하는 환자의 비율은 53.8%에 불과하다 =2020년 11월 6일 대한고혈압학회에서 발표한 고혈압 팩트 시트 (Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020)에 따르면 수축기 혈압이 140㎜Hg 이상 또는 이완기 혈압이 90㎜Hg 이상이거나 고혈압 약을 복용하고 있는 경우 모두를 고혈압으로 조사했을 때, 우리나라 20세 이상 성인의 고혈압 유병률은 약 29%(1200만 명)에 이른다

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BackgroundThe Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2018 aims to overview the magnitude and management status of hypertension, and their trends in Korea.MethodsThe Hypertension Epidemiology Research Group analyzed the 1998-2016 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data and the 2002-2016 Korea National Health Insurance Big Data.ResultsThe population average of systolic/diastolic. Lastly, the Korean Society of Hypertension recently published the Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2018 in Korean 38. Some of the present study's results are similar to those of the Fact Sheet (출처: KOREA HYPERTENSION FACT SHEET 2020-대한고혈압학회) '고혈압 팩트시트 2020(Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2020)'에서는 2018년 기준 우리나라 20세 이상 성인 인구의 29%, 약 1,200만명이 고혈압을 가진 것으로 추정한다고 밝혔습니다. 5) 20-30대는 젊어서 고혈압이 드물다. (O, X INCIDENCE AND HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT IN KOREA Korean prevalence rates for hypertension range from 24% in women to 33% in men.1 In 2016, deaths from coronary artery disease (CAD) in Korea made up 10% of total mortality, and the age‐adjusted death rate from CAD was 30.76 per 1002 Corresponding values for 000 Diabetes Fact Sheet published by the Korean Diabetes Association, based on data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The prevalence of hypertension in the total population of Korea in 2018 was 28.3% according to the Korean Hypertension Fact Sheet produced by the Korean Society of Hypertension

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  1. Correction to: Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based data Authors (first, second and last of 7) Hyeon Chang Kim; So Mi Jemma Cho; for the Korean Society of Hypertension (KSH) - Hypertension Epidemiology Research Working Grou
  2. Article Issue Date2021 CitationClinical Hypertension, v.27, no.2, pp.70 - 78 Publisher대한고혈압학회 Korea hypertension fact sheet 2018. open aceess 박창
  3. Korean Circulation Journal 대한심장학회지 순환
  4. Diabetes Fact Sheets in Korea, 2020: An Appraisal of Current Status Diabetes Metab J. 2021 Jan;45(1) :1-10. doi 43.7% had both hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. With regard to glycemic control, only 28.3% reached the target level of <6.5%. Moreover, only 11.5% of subjects with diabetes met all three targets of glycosylated.
  5. Korea hypertension fact sheet 2020: analysis of nationwide population-based data HC Kim, SMJ Cho, H Lee, HH Lee, J Baek, JE Heo Clinical hypertension 27 (1), 1-4 , 202

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The 2018 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) revealed that the prevalence of hypertension was 28.3% among adults aged 30 years or older, and the awareness, treatment, and control rates of hypertension among hypertensive patients were 65%, 61.1%, and 45.4%, respectively Diabetes Fact Sheets in Korea, 2020: An Appraisal of Current Status Chan-Hee Jung 1 , Jang Won Son 2 , Shinae Kang 3 , Won Jun Kim 4 , Hun-Sung Kim 5 , Hae Soon Kim 6 , Mihae Seo 7 , Hye-Jung Shin 8 국내 20·30대 고혈압 환자가 빠르게 증가하는 데 반해, 인지율과 치료율은 각각 17%, 14%로 매우 낮아 정부 대책이 필요할 것으로 나타났다.대한고혈압학회(이사장 편욱범)가 6일 추계 학술대회에서 우리나라 고.. 5월 17일은 세계고혈압연맹(World Hypertension League, WHL)이 제정한 '세계 고혈압의 날'이다. 전세계 인구 사망 원인 1위인 고혈압에 대한 경각심을 불러일으키고, 고혈압으로 인한 질병을 예방하기 위한 목적으로 지정됐다. 우리나라 역시 인구의 고령화로 인해 고혈압 환자가 지속적으로 늘어나고 있는. 자료=대한고혈압학회 20·30대 고혈압 인지율이 17%, 치료율이 14%로 매우 낮은 수준으로 나타나 젊은 연령층, 바쁜 직장인, 취약계층 등을 대상으로 새로운 고혈압 예방 및 치료 전략 개발이 필요하다는 분석이 나왔다. 대한고혈압학회는 6일 우리나라 고혈압의 유병 규모와 관리 현황을 정리한 고혈압.

Korea hypertension fact sheet 2018 (The Korean Society Hypertension (KSH)), (Hypertension Epidemiology Research Working Group), Kim HC, Cho MC. Clin Hypertens 24(1):13 2018. English Korean Circulation Journal 대한심장학회지 순환기. Millennial Blood Pressure Alert: Suboptimal Hypertension Management in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Mi-Jeong Kim, MD, PhD 1, 2: 1 Department of Cardiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.: 2 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The. The 2020 edition finds steady improvements in many key health indicators, while showing that we are still lagging in other areas. hypertension and obesity in adults and school age children have been included. These are part of the WHO's Thirteenth General Programme of Work 2019- 2023. Korea 2020 theme in Korean of 'Look for the Young Hypertension'. A promotional video, a subtitled translated global promotional video, and four educational contents were uploaded on Youtube Korea hypertension fact sheet 2018 Optimal Strategy of Hypertension Screening in a Nationwide Health Examination: Early and Periodic Blood Pressure Measurement Eun Mi Lee, MD, PhD: Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wonkwang University Sanbon Hospital, Gunpo, Korea

The Korean National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey 2011-2013 reported the prevalence of CKD (eGFR <60 ml/min/1.73 m 2) was 2.5%. 30 The prevalence by CKD stages G3a, G3b, and G4-5 were 1.9%, 0.4%, and 0.2%, respectively. Kim et al 31 reported that hypertension as a cause of ESKD was 20% Over several decades, hypertension (HTN) has been defined as systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥ 140 mmHg or diastolic blood pressure (DBP) ≥ 90 mmHg. However, several meta-analyses conducted.

LIST OF FACT SHEETS. published so far: Read in browser. Download PDF. release date: 26 March 2020: Diabetes Mellitus Typ 2: Read in browser. Download PDF. release date: 16 June 2020: Hypertension: Read in browser. Download PDF. release date: 10 March 2020: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Read in browser. Download PDF. release. Hypertension is the leading cause for CVD 2 and is defined as having a systolic blood pressure (BP) reading of ≥ 140 mmHg and/or diastolic BP of ≥ 90 mmHg—both on 2 different days. 3 As one of the leading causes of death and morbidity in hospitals, this medical condition has become a major public health challenge. 4, 5 Despite the global burden of hypertension, hypertension awareness. Hypertension is by far one of the most important modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality due to its high prevalence worldwide and comorbidity burden. According to Korea Hypertension Fact Sheet 2018, the number of patients with hypertension in Korea is estimated to exceed 11 million The Korean Society Hypertension (KSH), Hypertension Epidemiology Research Working Group, Kim HC, Cho M-C. Korea hypertension fact sheet 2018. Clin Hypertens 2018;24:13. Google Schola

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•In 1990 an estimated 285 million people were living with heart and circulatory diseases globally ; this rose to 350 million in 2000 and more than 430 million in 2010. • Since 1990, the estimated number of people living with heart and circulatory diseases globally has increased by 93% Methods. Based on a community-based cohort of the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES) from 2001 to 2014, data from a total of 5,549 subjects (2,805 men & 2,744 women) aged 40~69 years at the baseline with a total follow-up period of 38,166 person-years were analyzed Participants. Data came from Anam Hospital in Seoul, Korea, with 731 obstetric patients during January 5, 1995 - August 28, 2018. The data included some of the 596 participants in the previous study. 12 The class label (or dependent variable) was spontaneous preterm labor and birth (or preterm birth, i.e., birth between 20 and 37 weeks of gestation, coded as no vs.yes) Japan Source: Globocan 2020 Summary statistic 2020 Males Females Both sexes Population 61 753 045 64 723 413 126 476 458 Number of new cancer cases 599 243 429 415 1 028 658 Age-standardized incidence rate (World) 328.1 253.8 285.1 Risk of developing cancer before the age of 75 years (%) 32.3 24.1 28.

South Korea is one of the fastest aging societies worldwide; more-over, the estimated life expectancy of Korean people is the highest (in 2030) among people from developed countries.1) However, ac-cording to the 2018 Korean Geriatrics Fact Sheet, 89.5% of older Korean adults had one or more chronic diseases and the annua Lee YH, Han K, Ko SH, Ko KS, Lee KU. Taskforce Team of Diabetes Fact Sheet of the Korean Diabetes Association. Data analytic process of a nationwide population-based study using national health information database established by national health insurance service. Diabetes Metab J 2016;40:79-82 National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017 Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition in which the kidneys are damaged or cannot filter blood as well as healthy kidneys. Because of this, excess fluid and waste from the blood remain in the body and . may cause other health problems. CKD Is Common Among Adults in the United States Fast Stat Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The sixth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2013-2015) [Internet]. Seoul: Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2015 [cited 2018 September 20] However, the prevalence of hypertension decreased in both genders. The prevalence of abdominal obesity decreased in women over 50 years-of-age but significantly increased in young women and men (<50 years).The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is still increasing in Korea

2020 .01 ~ : 대한가정 [SCI] (Prevalence and control of hypertension and albuminuria in South Korea: focus on obesity and abdominal obesity in the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012) [SCI 2018, 2019, 2020 Obesity Fact Sheet 2 Center for American Progress | Fact Sheet: Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity • In 2017, 12.6 percent of American African children had current asthma compared with 7.7 percent of non-Hispanic white children. Forty-two percent of African American adults over age 20 suffer from hypertension compared with 28.7 percen This finding is similar to other findings around the world. 9, 10, 11 Participants previously diagnosed with hypertension had a greater amount of knowledge of hypertension, which is in line with a study in India. 10 It could be explained by the fact that these people had greater health-seeking behaviors and implement preventive measures such as limiting tobacco and alcohol consumption. According to the 2019 Diabetes Fact Sheet by the Korean Diabetes Association, the prevalence of HF has been increasing, while that of vascular diseases, such as myocardial infarction and stroke, has been decreasing. This suggests that HF is a major complication of DM in South Korea One of the six WHO Regions, WHO South-East Asia is home to over a quarter of the world's population. Committed to building a better, healthier future for the nearly two billion people in the Region, WHO is working with the 11 Member States to address persisting and emerging epidemiological and demographic challenges. Learn more →

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Background The effect of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) inhibitors in coronavirus disease 19 (Covid-19) patients has not been fully investigated. We evaluated the association between RAAS inhibitor use and outcomes of Covid-19. Methods This study was a retrospective observational cohort study that used data based on insurance benefit claims sent to the Health Insurance Review and. Hypertension awareness, treatment, and control have improved substantially in high-income countries since the 1980s and 1990s. However, control rates have plateaued in the past decade, at levels lower than those in high-quality hypertension programmes. There is substantial variation across countries in the rates of hypertension awareness, treatment, and control

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Salt reduction is important for reducing hypertension and the risk of cardiovascular events and stroke. Despite knowledge about the ill consequences, many people continue to consume high levels of salt in their diet. This paper introduces salt-reducing programs for individual, population, and country-level strategies to reduce salt intake Jeon JY, Kim DJ, Ko SH, Kwon HS, Lim S, Choi SH, Kim CS, An JH, Kim NH, Won JC, Kim JH, Cha BY, Song KH. Taskforce Team of Diabetes Fact Sheet of the Korean Diabetes Association. Current status of glycemic control of patients with diabetes in Korea: the fifth Korea national health and nutrition examination survey

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We found that 39.3% of women and 25.5% of men had HDL-C ≥60 mg/dL, showing a higher proportion of women in the high HDL-C categories compared to men. Men in the higher HDL-C groups had lower BMI, WC, and FBG, and a lower prevalence of diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome About . The Global Cancer Observatory (GCO) is an interactive web-based platform presenting global cancer statistics to inform cancer control and cancer research. The platform focuses on the visualization of cancer indicators to illustrate the changing scale, epidemiological profile, and impact of the disease worldwide, using data from several key projects of IARC's Section of Cancer. Methods. The subjects were 57,809 participants in the Korea National Health and Nutrition Survey from 2010 to 2017. To identify food and dish sources of sodium intake, the food and dish groups were classified into 23 and 21 groups, respectively. Foods and dishes that contributed to sodium intake were categorized according to the production and. Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) is a statutory body of eminent Malaysian scientists elected for their contributions to science. At this period of unprecedented uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ASM has established a Special Interest Group (SIG) on COVID-19 comprising Fellows of the Academy to review key research findings around the world and issue fact sheets to help the public. diabetes or hypertension. Or, if you served continuously for at least 90 days and are diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) after discharge, you can establish service connection for the disease. Veterans in the following groups may qualify for presumptive disability benefits: • Former prisoners of war who

On February 5, 2021, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (mFDS) has approved the administration of regdanvimab in high-risk mild patients over the age of 60 with underlying medical conditions (diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular and chronic respiratory disease, etc.) and patients over the age of 18 with moderate COVID-19, subject to the submission of phase 3 clinical trial results This is a fact sheet intended for health professionals. For a reader-friendly overview of Boron, see our consumer fact sheet on Boron.. Introduction. Boron is a trace element that is naturally present in many foods and available as a dietary supplement. It is a structural component of plant cell walls and is required for plant growth, pollination, and seed formation [] Objectives Handgrip strength is an easy-to-assess indicator of overall muscle strength and can be used to evaluate health status. Although previous studies have reported an increase in grip strength due to aerobic exercise, such a study has not been conducted on Korean participants. This study aimed to investigate the effects of aerobic exercise on handgrip strength and examine the association. Geriatrics Fact Sheet in Korea 2021 Ji Yeon Baek, Eunju Lee, Hee-Won Jung, Il-Young Jang Ann Geriatr Med Res. 2021;25(2):65-71.Published online June 29, 202

Noodle consumption is positively associated with incident hypertension in middle-aged and older Korean women Jiwon Kim, 1 Jihye Kim, 1 and Yunhee Kang 2: 1 Department of Medical Nutrition, Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deogyeong-daero, Giheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi 17104, Republic of Korea.: 2 Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins School of Public. Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. August 12, 2021: FDA authorizes additional vaccine dose for certain immunocompromised people. View press release. August 18, 2021: FDA supports the Administration's.

Relationships between the diabetes awareness and clinical indices/nutrient intakes in Korean adults: Based on the 2012-2013 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data Seul Lee, 1 Haeryun Park, 1 Youngmi Lee, 1 Onjeong Choi, 1 Jiwon Kim, 1 Heewon L Gray, 2 and Kyunghee Song 1: 1 Department of Food and Nutrition, Myongji University, Yongin, Gyeonggi 17058, Korea Google の無料サービスなら、単語、フレーズ、ウェブページを英語から 100 以上の他言語にすぐに翻訳できます High blood pressure—also known as hypertension—is a major risk factor for chronic conditions including stroke, coronary heart disease, heart failure and chronic kidney disease (see heart stroke and vascular disease and chronic kidney disease for more information). In 2015, 5.8% of the total burden of disease in Australia was due to high blood pressure (AIHW 2019) More. Many patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are managed in the primary care setting. Current estimates of CKD awareness indicate that provider level awareness remains low. Highlighting topics for primary care providers is vital for their work on risk factor modification to delay CKD progression and prevent complications

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