[Blood pressure in Germany--current status and trends].

  • Michel Thamm
  • Published 1999 in
    Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des…


The blood pressure measurements performed in the course of the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998 showed higher levels in men compared to women and higher levels in the Eastern part of Germany as compared to the West. Generally, blood pressure increased with age. The prevalence of hypertension was higher in men, reaching almost 30… (More)


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