TITLE

HYPERTENSION

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2009, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the prevalence of hypertension in the U.S. It states that about 29 percent of adults have hypertension and 78 percent of them are aware of it. Diagnosed hypertension is said to affect about 51 percent of women and 45 percent of men and about 41.4 percent of African Americans have high blood pressure and the incidence is seen to increase. Untreated systolic blood pressure may increased the risk for cardiovascular disease.
ACCESSION #
44722411

 

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