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Major causes of death among men and women in China.
BACKGROUND With China's rapid economic development, the disease burden may have changed in the country. We studied the major causes of death and modifiable risk factors in a nationally representativeExpand
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2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults: A Report of the American College of
Since 1980, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) have translated scientific evidence into clinical practice guidelines (guidelines) with recommendations toExpand
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Prevalence of hypertension in the US adult population. Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1991.
The purpose of this study was to estimate the current prevalence and distribution of hypertension and to determine the status of hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in the US adultExpand
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The Metabolic Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease in U.S. Adults
Context People with the metabolic syndrome (hypertension, low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level, high triglyceride level, high glucose level, and obesity) are at high risk for cardiovascularExpand
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Blood pressure and end-stage renal disease in men.
BACKGROUND End-stage renal disease in the United States creates a large burden for both individuals and society as a whole. Efforts to prevent the condition require an understanding of modifiableExpand
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Risk factors for congestive heart failure in US men and women: NHANES I epidemiologic follow-up study.
BACKGROUND The incidence of congestive heart failure (CHF) has been increasing steadily in the United States during the past 2 decades. We studied risk factors for CHF and their correspondingExpand
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Worldwide prevalence of hypertension: a systematic review
Purpose To examine the prevalence and the level of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in different world regions. Study selection A literature search of the MEDLINE database, using theExpand
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Primary prevention of hypertension: clinical and public health advisory from The National High Blood Pressure Education Program.
The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Coordinating Committee published its first statement on the primary prevention of hypertension in 1993. This article updates the 1993 report, usingExpand
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Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in US adults: the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study.
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies report inconsistent findings on the association of fruit and vegetable intake with the risk of cardiovascular disease. OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine theExpand
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Intensive vs Standard Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes in Adults Aged ≥75 Years: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
IMPORTANCE The appropriate treatment target for systolic blood pressure (SBP) in older patients with hypertension remains uncertain. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of intensive (<120 mm Hg)Expand
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