[Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the adult urban population of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil, 2003].

The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of systemic arterial hypertension in the adult urban population of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The cross-sectional approach used a stratified sample, based on an initial list of electric power connections, resulting in the selection of 707 individuals over 18 years… (More)