Prevalence and treatment cascades for hypertension and diabetes in South Africa: data from SANHANES

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Our analyses revealed high prevalence of both hypertension and diabetes and substantial unmet need for care in the South African population. We found that 35% of South Africans aged 15+ have hypertension and 10% have diabetes, and we estimated that 91% of the hypertensive population and 81% of the diabetic population in South Africa have an unmet need for care.

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