Cardiovascular disease mortality and years of life lost attributable to non-optimal systolic blood pressure and hypertension in northeastern Iran.

@article{Sepanlou2015CardiovascularDM,
  title={Cardiovascular disease mortality and years of life lost attributable to non-optimal systolic blood pressure and hypertension in northeastern Iran.},
  author={Sadaf G Sepanlou and Roger B. Newson and Hossein Poustchi and Masoud Mohammad Malekzadeh and Parisa Rezanejad Asl and Arash Etemadi and H Khademi and Farhad Islami and Akram Pourshams and Paul D P Pharoah and Christian C Abnet and Paul Brennan and Paolo Bofetta and Sanford M. Dawsey and Farin Kamangar and Reza Malekzadeh},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={144-52}
}
BACKGROUND High blood pressure is the second most important risk factor of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in Iran. It is imperative to estimate the burden of CVDs that can be averted if high blood pressure is controlled at the population level. The aim of the current study was to estimate the avertable CVD mortality in the setting of Golestan Cohort Study… CONTINUE READING