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Beliefs about Hypertension Among People with Uncontrolled Hypertension

@inproceedings{Edwards2015BeliefsAH,
  title={Beliefs about Hypertension Among People with Uncontrolled Hypertension},
  author={Michelle Edwards},
  year={2015}
}
Beliefs about Hypertension Among People with Uncontrolled Hypertension 
Health beliefs about hypertension among hypertensive elderly people in Khammam urban locality: health belief model
In the South-East Asia, nearly 35% of the adult population has hypertension, which accounts for 1.5 million deaths annually. In India, in 2015, the prevalence of hypertension, among people aged moreExpand
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