Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk Profile in a Middle-Income Setting: The HELISUR Study.

BACKGROUND Hypertension is the leading risk factor responsible for premature death worldwide, but its burden has shifted to low- and middle-income countries. Therefore, we studied hypertension and cardiovascular risk in the population of Suriname, a middle-income country with a predominantly urban population of African and Asian ancestry. METHODS A random… CONTINUE READING