Table 2

Blood pressure staging and diagnostic thresholds for hypertension according to clinic, ABPM and HBPM

Stage of hypertensionOffice BP (mm Hg)24 h daytime ABPM average (mm Hg)Home ABPM average (mm Hg)
Stage 1 hypertension≥140/90 but <160/100≥135/85≥135/85
Stage 2 hypertension≥160/100≥150/95≥150/95
  • ABPM, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring; BP, blood pressure; HBPM, home blood pressure monitoring.