[The association of high sensitivity C-reactive protein(hsCRP) with hypertension in some rural residents].

@article{Lee2005TheAO,
  title={[The association of high sensitivity C-reactive protein(hsCRP) with hypertension in some rural residents].},
  author={Young-Seon Lee and S L Ryu and Jong Park and Myeong-Guen Kang and Ki-Soon Kim},
  journal={Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi},
  year={2005},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={325-9}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to assess the association between high sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (hsCRP) and hypertension. METHODS We evaluated the relationship between hsCRP with hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors, using a cross-sectional survey of 202 people over the age of 50, living in a rural area. A logistic regression analysis was used to study the association between hsCRP and hypertension. The hsCRP levels were divided in quartiles, and the odds ratios (OR… CONTINUE READING

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