TITLE

HTN Rates Found To Vary Among Asian-Americans

AUTHOR(S)
STEIN, JILL
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Renal & Urology News;May2013, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the study conducted by the researchers at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute in Palo Alto, California regarding Filipino-Americans has the highest rates of hypertension followed by Japanese-Americans. It states that Filipinos has higher hypertension rates compared to non-Hispanic whites. The Japanese has 38.2 percent rate which similar to non-Hispanic. It also mentions that Filipinos and Japanese were the only Asian-American groups at risk of hypertension.
ACCESSION #
87627735

 

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