A Cross-Sectionally Survey of Essential Hypotention and Associated Subjective Symptoms and Hemodynamics

@article{Himeno1994ACS,
  title={A Cross-Sectionally Survey of Essential Hypotention and Associated Subjective Symptoms and Hemodynamics},
  author={Tomomi Himeno},
  journal={Japanese Journal of Health and Human Ecology},
  year={1994},
  volume={60},
  pages={299-314}
}
  • T. Himeno
  • Published 30 November 1994
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Japanese Journal of Health and Human Ecology
The prevalence of essential hypotention was cross-Sectionally surveyed among 58, 000 adult workers in the Tokyo metropolitan area, and differences in hemodynamics were analyzed between hypotensive patients with subjective symptoms and those who were asymptomatic. The overall prevalence of hypotension, defined as a systolic blood pressure of less than 100 mmHg, was 8.9%. By sex, the prevalence was 1.4% in males and 14.7% in females. Males were thus outnumbered by females by ratio of 1:10. The… 

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