Influence of socioprofessional conditions on blood pressure levels and hypertension control. Epidemiologic study of 6,665 subjects in the Paris district.

@article{Fouriaud1984InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of socioprofessional conditions on blood pressure levels and hypertension control. Epidemiologic study of 6,665 subjects in the Paris district.},
  author={C. Fouriaud and M. C. Jacquinet-Salord and Patrice Degoulet and Federico Aime and Thierry Lang and J Laprugne and John A. Main and J Oeconomos and J Phalente and A Prades},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={120 1},
  pages={72-86}
}
A total of 6,665 subjects (3,896 men and 2,769 women) employed by small and medium-sized companies in the Paris region were examined. Mean systolic blood pressure (SBP) was significantly higher in the lowest than in the highest occupational categories (p less than 0.001), even when results were adjusted for age (p less than 0.001) and body mass index (p less than 0.001). Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) differed among the occupational categories (p less than 0.001); the differences were still… CONTINUE READING

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