Snapshot: 7 facts about Aussie blood pressure

Study highlights the importance of good technique as measurements fell across three readings
BP machine

Around 40% of Australians treated for hypertension have uncontrolled blood pressure, according to data released by University of WA-led researchers.

Results came from more than 3800 Australians, with a mean age of 41, who were screened during May Measurement Month in 2017, a global initiative of the International Society of Hypertension.