Correlates of Hypertension Among Adult Men and Women in Kosovo

  title={Correlates of Hypertension Among Adult Men and Women in Kosovo},
  author={Valdet Hashani and Enver Roshi and Genc Burazeri},
  journal={Materia Socio-Medica},
  pages={213 - 215}
Aim: We aimed to assess the independent socioeconomic, behavioral and psychosocial correlates of hypertension among the adult population of Kosovo. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study carried out in Pristina in 2012-2013 which included a large representative sample of 1793 consecutive primary health care users aged ≥35 years (mean age: 51.2±6.7 years; 52.5% women; overall response: 95%). Systolic and diastolic blood pressure was measured, whereas demographic and socioeconomic… 
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