Table 5

Expected reductions in percentage of population receiving antihypertensive treatment by 1, 2 and 4 mm Hg reduction of systolic blood pressure (SBP)

PopulationThe Tromsø StudyExpected per cent reduction in number treated by a reduction in SBP of
NumberReceiving antihypertensive treatment
nPer cent1 mm Hg2 mm Hg4 mm Hg
No heart disease24 3389353.83.05.911.4
With heart disease1 93962332.
Total26 27715585.