Aging and obesity are associated with undiagnosed hypertension in a cohort of males in the Central Province of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional descriptive study

@inproceedings{Jayawardana2017AgingAO,
  title={Aging and obesity are associated with undiagnosed hypertension in a cohort of males in the Central Province of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional descriptive study},
  author={N. W. I. A. Jayawardana and Widana Arachchilage Thilak Ananda Jayalath and W. M. T. Madhujith and Udaya Ralapanawa and R. S. Jayasekera and S. A. S. B. Alagiyawanna and A. M. R. R. Bandara and Nishan Sudheera Kalupahana},
  booktitle={BMC Cardiovascular Disorders},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundLifestyle factors associated with hypertension (HT) in South Asian populations are relatively unknown. The objective of the current study was to investigate the prevalence rates of undiagnosed HT and factors associated with it in a cohort of males from the Central Province of Sri Lanka.MethodsThe study group consisted of 2462 males (mean age 31 years, range: 16–72 years) who underwent a routine medical examination at the National Transport Medical Institute, Kandy, Sri Lanka… CONTINUE READING

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