A meta analysis of prevalence rate of hypertension in Nigerian populations

@inproceedings{Ekwunife2011AMA,
  title={A meta analysis of prevalence rate of hypertension in Nigerian populations},
  author={Obinna Ikechukwu Ekwunife and Cletus Nze Aguwa},
  year={2011}
}
This study aimed at synthesizing population-based studies on prevalence of hypertension in Nigeria from 1990 to 2009. General databases and subject-specific databases were searched for primary studies. Manuscripts of appropriate studies were retrieved. Based on some criteria, only eligible studies were included in the study. A total of 9 studies all from South-West region of Nigeria that fulfilled the inclusion criteria were retrieved. Prevalence of hypertension ranged from a minimum of 12.4… CONTINUE READING

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