Ethnic differences in hypertension incidence among middle-aged and older adults: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

@article{Carson2011EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in hypertension incidence among middle-aged and older adults: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.},
  author={April Perry Carson and George Howard and Gregory L Burke and Steven Shea and Emily B Levitan and Paul Muntner},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={1101-7}
}
The prevalence of hypertension is higher among blacks than whites. However, inconsistent findings have been reported on the incidence of hypertension among middle-aged and older blacks and whites, and limited data are available on the incidence of hypertension among Hispanics and Asians in the United States. Therefore, this study investigated the age-specific incidence of hypertension by ethnicity for 3146 participants from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Participants, age 45 to 84… CONTINUE READING

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