Current Prevalence Pattern of Hypertension in Nigeria: A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Akinlua2015CurrentPP,
  title={Current Prevalence Pattern of Hypertension in Nigeria: A Systematic Review},
  author={James Tosin Akinlua and Richard T. Meakin and Aminu Mahmoud Umar and Nick Freemantle and Gianpaolo Reboldi},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The global burden of hypertension and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is rapidly increasing, and the African continent seems to be the most affected region in the world. The prevalence of hypertension in Nigeria forms a substantial portion of the total burden in Africa because of the large population of the country currently estimated to be over 170 million. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this systematic review is to summarise up to date data on the prevalence and distribution of… CONTINUE READING
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