An epidemiologic study of hypertension in Newfoundland.


The distribution of arterial blood pressure (BP) values of 1499 adult inhabitants of four Newfoundland communities was surveyed. Mean age- and sex-adjusted BP scores were found to be higher in each of three fishing villages than in the logging and mining community, Badger, in the central part of the province. It is postulated that the observed differences… (More)


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@article{Fodor1973AnES, title={An epidemiologic study of hypertension in Newfoundland.}, author={Jiri George Fodor and Eduardo Abbott and Ian Rusted}, journal={Canadian Medical Association journal}, year={1973}, volume={108 11}, pages={1365-8} }