|a) History of hypertension, where blood pressure CANNOT be evaluated (including hypertension in pregnancy)||2||Clarification: It is desirable to have blood pressure measurements taken before initiation of POC,use.
|b) Adequately controlled hypertension, where blood pressure CAN be evaluated||1|
|c) Elevated blood pressure levels (properly taken measurements)|
|i) systolic 140-159 or diastolic 90-99 mm Hg||1|
|ii) systolic ≥ 160 or diastolic ≥ 100 mm Hg||2|
|d) Vascular disease||2|