[Prevalence of high blood pressure and associated factors in students from public schools in Greater Metropolitan Recife, Pernambuco State, Brazil, 2006].

@article{Gomes2009PrevalenceOH,
  title={[Prevalence of high blood pressure and associated factors in students from public schools in Greater Metropolitan Recife, Pernambuco State, Brazil, 2006].},
  author={Bet{\^a}nia da Mata Ribeiro Gomes and Jo{\~a}o Guilherme Bezerra Alves},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={375-81}
}
The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence of systemic arterial hypertension (high blood pressure) and associated health factors in adolescents, using a cross-sectional, population-based, epidemiological design from April to September 2006, within a stratified sample according to school size and shift. Using the Portuguese version of the Global School-Based Student Health Survey questionnaire, 1,878 students from 29 public schools in Greater Metropolitan Recife, Pernambuco State… CONTINUE READING

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