Blood pressure levels and hypertension status among ethnic groups in England

  title={Blood pressure levels and hypertension status among ethnic groups in England},
  author={Paola Primatesta and Liberty A Bost and N R Poulter},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
The prevalence of cardiovascular disease and hypertension show wide variability among different ethnic groups in the UK. We combined data collected annually between 1991–1996 in the Health Surveys for England—nationwide surveys that provide information on the health status in a representative sample of the population living in England, to compare blood pressure (BP) levels, hypertension rates (systolic BP ⩾160 mm Hg or diastolic BP ⩾95 mm Hg, or those on antihypertensive medication… CONTINUE READING
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