Hypertension and clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in a community in Southeast Brazil--The Bambuí Health and Ageing Study.

@article{Barreto2001HypertensionAC,
  title={Hypertension and clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in a community in Southeast Brazil--The Bambu{\'i} Health and Ageing Study.},
  author={Sandhi M Barreto and Val{\'e}ria Maria de Azeredo Passos and Jos{\'e}lia Oliveira Ara{\'u}jo Firmo and Henrique Leonardo Guerra and Pedro Guatimosim Vidigal and M Fernanda Lima-Costa},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={576-81}
}
OBJECTIVE A population-based prospective study was analysed to: a) determine the prevalence of hypertension; b) investigate the clustering of other cardiovascular risk factors and c) verify whether older differed from younger adults in the pattern of clustering. METHODS The data comprised a representative sample of the population of Bambuí, Brazil. Multiple logistic regression was used to investigate the independent association between hypertension and selected factors. RESULTS A total of… CONTINUE READING
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