Table 2: Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes in the Moldova population aged ≥18 years.

Subjects ( )Hypertension*Subjects ( )Diabetes°

All991520 (52.4)959155 (16.1)
Age (years)
 18–3941 (7.9)14 (9.0)
 40–59253 (48.8)69 (44.5)
 ≥60224 (43.2)72 (45.4)

Women716369 (51.5)695105 (15.1)
Age (years)
 18–3928 (7.6)8 (7.6)
 40–59182 (49.4)45 (42.8)
 ≥60158 (42.9)52 (49.5)

Men275151 (54.9)26450 (18.9)
Age (years)
 18–3913 (8.6)6 (12.0)
 40–5971 (47.3)24 (48.0)
 ≥6066 (44.0)20 (40.0)

Data are a number of screened subjects and percent (%) if not otherwise specified. *Hypertension is defined as participants with SBP >140 mm Hg or DBP >90 mm Hg, or receiving treatment for previously diagnosed hypertension. °Diabetes is defined as participants reporting a history of, or currently treated for diabetes mellitus, or with fasting blood glucose level ≥126 mg/dL.