The number of patients registered for the first time with a diagnosis of hypertension was 48,031 last year, ONA reports citing State Statistics Committee.
According to the information, 23287 of them are men, 24744 are women.
143 patients belong to the 0-13 age group, 205 - 14-17, 6427 - 18-29, 41256 - 30 and older.
According to information at the end of last year, the number of registered in medical institutions with a diagnosis of hypertension was 111086 people.
Of these, 55853 are men, 55233 are women.