Anthropometric correlates of blood pressure in normotensive Pakistani subjects.

@article{Khan2008AnthropometricCO,
  title={Anthropometric correlates of blood pressure in normotensive Pakistani subjects.},
  author={Asmatullah Khan and Faheem U Haq and Mohammad Bin Pervez and Danish Saleheen and Philippe M. Frossard and Mohammad Ishaq and Abdul Hakeem and Hamza T Sheikh and Usman A. Ahmad},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={124 2},
  pages={259-62}
}
Obesity and hypertension are two major inter-related cardiovascular risk factors. Decrease in adiposity is one of the most effective preventive measures not only in decreasing the overall cardiovascular risk but also the blood pressure. This cross-sectional study measured the effect of various measures of adiposity on blood pressure in normal healthy subjects of Pakistani origin. 400 normotensive subjects (247 males and 153 females) were included in this study. Along with data on co-morbid… CONTINUE READING

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Anthropometric correlates of blood pressure in normotensive Pakistani subjects

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