Does socioeconomic status affect blood pressure goal achievement?

  title={Does socioeconomic status affect blood pressure goal achievement?},
  author={Deborah S Minor and Marion R. Wofford and Sharon B. Wyatt},
  journal={Current hypertension reports},
  volume={10 5},
Hypertension is a major cause of disease burden in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups in developing and developed regions and countries. Differences in blood pressure likely begin early in life and reflect a complex relationship of biologic, genetic, social, and environmental interactions. The relationship between socioeconomic status and hypertension is complex and difficult to measure. Instituting lifestyle changes for the primary prevention and treatment of hypertension among the… CONTINUE READING

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