BP hot-spots identified

February 2008
Practice Nurse;2/8/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p6
Academic Journal
The article reports that four in 10 adults tested during the Blood Pressure Association's Know Your Numbers Week had blood pressure readings of 140/90mmHg or above. Wales and Northern Ireland recorded the highest incidence of high blood pressure readings, at 44%, followed by 40% in England and 39% in Scotland. The West Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside regions jointly topped the league table with 45% of participants found to have high blood pressure readings.


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