Table 1

Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes in Asia for selected countries using WHO STEP wise Approach to Surveillance

Country (year of assessment)Age range of subjects in yearsProportion with hypertensionProportion with diabetes
Cambodia (2010)16 25–6411.22.9
Bangladesh (2009–2010)38 ≥2517.9NA
Malaysia (2006)39 30–642912.2
Vietnam (2015)40 18–6918.94.1
Lao People Democratic Republic (2009)41 25–6422.3NA
Myanmar (2009)42 15–6430NA
  • NA, not assessed.