Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Indicator 11: Raised blood pressure

Global Monitoring Framework on NCDs

Indicator 11 - Age-standardized prevalence of raised blood pressure among persons aged 18+ years (defined as systolic blood pressure =140 mmHg and/or diastolic blood pressure =90 mmHg) and mean systolic blood pressure

The global monitoring framework for NCDs will track the implementation of the NCD action plan through monitoring and reporting on the attainment of the global targets in 2015-2020. The 25 indicators and the 9 voluntary global targets of the framework provide overall direction and the action plan provides a road map for reaching the targets.