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Hypertension in the South-East Asia Region: an overview

  title={Hypertension in the South-East Asia Region: an overview},
  author={Anand Krishnan and Renu Madanlal Garg},
Raised blood pressure or hypertension is the single most important risk factor for mortality worldwide as well as in the South-East Asia (SEA) Region. [] Key Result National data from some countries indicate an increasing trend in the prevalence of hypertension. In four of the eight countries where information was available, less than 50% of the subjects were aware that they had hypertension and in four other countries, awareness ranged from 56% to 70%. Among those who were aware that they had hypertension…

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