|a) History of hypertension, where blood pressure CANNOT be evaluated (including hypertension in pregnancy)||3||Clarification: For all categories of hypertension, classifications are based on the assumption that no other risk factors for cardiovascular disease exist.
|b) Adequately controlled hypertension, where blood pressure CAN be evaluated||3|
|c) Elevated blood pressure levels (properly taken measurements)|
|i) systolic 140-159 or diastolic 90-99 mm Hg||3|
|ii) systolic ≥ 160 or diastolic ≥ 100 mm Hg||4|
|d) Vascular disease||4|