Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in 115 rural and urban communities involving 47 000 people from China.

@article{Li2016HypertensionPA,
  title={Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in 115 rural and urban communities involving 47 000 people from China.},
  author={Wei Li and Hongqiu Gu and Koon Kang Teo and Jesper Bo and Yang Wang and Jingang Yang and Xingyu Wang and Hongye Zhang and Yi Sun and Xuan Kai Jia and Xinye He and Xiuwen Zhao and Xiaoru Cheng and Jian Li and Sumathy Rangarajan and Chun-ming Chen and Salim Yusuf and Lisheng Liu},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          39-46
        }
}
BACKGROUND Identification and treatment of hypertension in China remain suboptimal despite high prevalence of hypertension and increasing incidence of stroke and myocardial infarction. OBJECTIVE This study reported blood pressure levels, prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control rates of hypertension, in addition to drug treatments in China. METHODS This is a country-specific analysis of 45 108 individuals, average age 51.4 (standard deviation 9.6) (35-70) years, enrolled between 2005… CONTINUE READING
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