Blood pressure in adulthood and life expectancy with cardiovascular disease in men and women: life course analysis.

@article{Franco2005BloodPI,
  title={Blood pressure in adulthood and life expectancy with cardiovascular disease in men and women: life course analysis.},
  author={O. H. Franco and Anna Peeters and Luc G.A. Bonneux and C De laet},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={280-6}
}
Limited information exists about the consequences of hypertension during adulthood on residual life expectancy with cardiovascular disease. We aimed to analyze the life course of people with high blood pressure levels at age 50 in terms of total life expectancy and life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease compared with normotensives. We constructed multistate life tables for cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, and stroke using data from 3128 participants of the… CONTINUE READING
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