Antihypertensive treatment and US trends in stroke mortality, 1962 to 1980.

@article{Casper1992AntihypertensiveTA,
  title={Antihypertensive treatment and US trends in stroke mortality, 1962 to 1980.},
  author={Michele L. Casper and Steve Wing and David Strogatz and Clarence E Davis and Herman A. Tyroler},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1992},
  volume={82 12},
  pages={1600-6}
}
OBJECTIVES This study examines the association between increases in antihypertensive pharmacotherapy and declines in stroke mortality among 96 US groups stratified by race, sex, age, metropolitan status, and region from 1962 to 1980. METHODS Data on the prevalence of controlled hypertension and socioeconomic profiles were obtained from three successive… CONTINUE READING