Global burden of hypertension: analysis of worldwide data

@article{Kearney2005GlobalBO,
  title={Global burden of hypertension: analysis of worldwide data},
  author={P. Kearney and Megan Whelton and K. Reynolds and P. Muntner and J. He},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={365},
  pages={217-223}
}
BACKGROUND Reliable information about the prevalence of hypertension in different world regions is essential to the development of national and international health policies for prevention and control of this condition. [...] Key MethodMETHODS We searched the published literature from Jan 1, 1980, to Dec 31, 2002, using MEDLINE, supplemented by a manual search of bibliographies of retrieved articles.Expand
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