[Consumption of antihypertensive agents in obese patients: a cross-sectional study in a sample of 3,291 wage-earners in the Toulous region].

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A cross-sectional study in a sample of 3,291 healthy workers was performed in May 1997 to assess the prevalence of obesity (BMI > or = 30 kg/m2) in a working population, and to compare prescription of antihypertensive drugs in obese and non obese subjects. Obesity was found in 7.4% (245) subjects and morbid obesity concerned 0.4% of the total sample (mean… (More)

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