Blood pressure and urinary cations in a Chinese population.

@article{Woo1992BloodPA,
  title={Blood pressure and urinary cations in a Chinese population.},
  author={Jean Woo and Edith W C Lau and Albert Y W Chan and Clive Stewart Cockram and Ramasamyiyer Swaminathan},
  journal={Journal of human hypertension},
  year={1992},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={299-304}
}
The prevalence of hypertension and the relationship between blood pressure, age, body mass index (BMI) and urinary cations from casual urine specimens were examined in 1,513 Chinese employees of a public utility company and non-medical personnel of a district hospital. The prevalence of hypertension, defined as systolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 140 or a diastolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 90 mmHg, or a past history of hypertension, was 17% in men and 5% in women… CONTINUE READING

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