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Figure 1: Illustrates the percentage of respondent understanding and knowledge of the recommendations when performing self-measurement of blood pressure. A total of 201 respondents provided answers as indicated in the subgroup color-coded blue. Of these, some 130 respondents self-reported to suffer from chronic hypertension as indicated in the second subgroup (red). In the third subgroup (green) a total of 28 respondents self-reported to be suffering from chronic hypertension as well as self-measuring their blood pressure once per week. The percentage-figures are relative to each of the three subgroups.