Impact of race on treatment response and cardiovascular disease among hypertensives.

@article{Ooi1989ImpactOR,
  title={Impact of race on treatment response and cardiovascular disease among hypertensives.},
  author={Wee L Ooi and Nancy Budner and Hillel P. Cohen and S V Madhavan and Michael H. Alderman},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={227-34}
}
To determine the effect of race on cardiovascular disease occurrence among treated hypertensive patients, the experience of 1,807 black and 2,962 white hypertensive patients who entered a union/management--sponsored, worksite-based treatment program (1973-1985), was evaluated. Participants had similar socioeconomic profiles, equal access to health benefits, and received standard treatment. Median duration of observation was 42 months. Blacks had 48, and whites 129, of the 177 morbid (strokes… CONTINUE READING

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