Arterial hypertension in correlation with age and body mass index in some occupational groups in the harbour of Rijeka, Croatia.

@article{krobonja1998ArterialHI,
  title={Arterial hypertension in correlation with age and body mass index in some occupational groups in the harbour of Rijeka, Croatia.},
  author={Ante {\vS}krobonja and Ivica Kontosi{\'c}},
  journal={Industrial health},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={312-7}
}
The research was carried out among 3787 workers in the harbour of Rijeka (Croatia), divided into six professional groups: harbour-transportation workers, administration staff, warehouse and assistant workers, artisans, motor vehicles drivers and seamen aboard the tugboats. The prevalence of arterial hypertension (AH) in relation to age and body mass index (BMI) was analysed. Significant correlation between prevalence of AH and age (r = 0.97) and between prevalence of AH and BMI (r = 0.98) was… CONTINUE READING

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