Blood pressure levels and hypertension in persons ages 6-74 years: United States, 1976-80.

@article{Rowland1982BloodPL,
  title={Blood pressure levels and hypertension in persons ages 6-74 years: United States, 1976-80.},
  author={Mark Rowland and Jamie Roberts},
  journal={Advance data},
  year={1982},
  volume={84},
  pages={
          1-11
        }
}
Hypertension or substantially elevated blood pres­ sure is one of the more prevalent chronic conditions lmownto increase the risk ofdevelopingcirculatory dis­ eases, particularly heart disease and stroke. 1-4 Circula­ ory diseases are the leading cause of death and of hos­ e pitalization in the United States. This report presents national estimates for blood pressure levels, the preva­ lence of known and previously undiagnosed hyperten­ sion, and the extent of use of antihypertensive medica… CONTINUE READING

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