Factors associated with differences in antihypertensive drug treatment: Results from the MONICA Augsburg Population Surveys 1989/90 and 1994/95

@article{Gasse2002FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with differences in antihypertensive drug treatment: Results from the MONICA Augsburg Population Surveys 1989/90 and 1994/95},
  author={PhD Christiane Gasse and H. -W. Hense and Jutta Stieber and Angela D{\"o}ring and Angela D. Liese and Guenther Heller and Ulrich Keil},
  journal={Sozial- und Pr{\"a}ventivmedizin},
  year={2002},
  volume={47},
  pages={128-139}
}
Objective: To investigate in a population-based sample of hypertensive men and women the impact of factors that determine frequency and pattern of antihypertensive treatment. Methods: We used pooled data of two independent surveys conducted 1989/90 and 1994/95 in the Augsburg region among men and women aged 25 to 74 years. Co-morbidity and cardiovascular risk factors were assessed by questionnaire and examination. Multivariate and polytomous logistic regression analyses were used to assess… CONTINUE READING