Association of “Elevated Blood Pressure” and “Stage 1 Hypertension” With Cardiovascular Mortality Among an Asian Population

@inproceedings{Talaei2018AssociationO,
  title={Association of “Elevated Blood Pressure” and “Stage 1 Hypertension” With Cardiovascular Mortality Among an Asian Population},
  author={Mohammad Talaei and Naeimeh Hosseini and Angela S Koh and Jian‐Min Yuan and Woon‐Puay Koh},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND The new American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association high blood pressure (BP) guidelines in the United States have lowered definition of hypertension by defining normal as systolic/diastolic BP <120/80 mm Hg; elevated BP as systolic between 120 and 129 mm Hg and diastolic <80 mm Hg; and stage 1 hypertension as systolic between 130 and 139 mm Hg or diastolic between 80 and 89 mm Hg. METHODS AND RESULTS We investigated the association between the new hypertension… CONTINUE READING
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