Interview to study the determinants of hypertension in older adults in Taiwan: a population based cross-sectional survey.

@article{Tsai2007InterviewTS,
  title={Interview to study the determinants of hypertension in older adults in Taiwan: a population based cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Alan C Tsai and Jenn-Chang Liou and Ming-cheng Chang},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          338-45
        }
}
The aim of the study was to assess the association of socioeconomic, anthropometric and lifestyle factors with self-reported hypertension in older adults in Taiwan. The data were part of the "1999 Survey of Health and Living Status of the Elderly in Taiwan". The survey was conducted in-home, face-to-face, by interviews of 4440 men and women, 53 years or older, in a population-based cross-sectional study. The prevalence of self-reported hypertension was 31.1% for men and 38.0% for women. A… CONTINUE READING

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