Knowledge, Treatment, Control, and Risk Factors for Hypertension among Adults in Southern Iran

@inproceedings{Motlagh2015KnowledgeTC,
  title={Knowledge, Treatment, Control, and Risk Factors for Hypertension among Adults in Southern Iran},
  author={Sayed Fazel Zinat Motlagh and Reza Chaman and Sayed Rashid Ghafari and Zafar Parisay and Mohamad Reza Golabi and Ahmad Ali Eslami and Amin Babouei},
  booktitle={International journal of hypertension},
  year={2015}
}
Hypertension is the first and the most common risk factor to diseases such as cardiovascular, stroke, and renal diseases. The aim of this study was to determine the factors relevant to hypertension knowledge, treatment, and control in southern Iran. In this cross-sectional study, conducted in Kohgiluye Boyer-Ahmad province, south of Iran, a total of 1836 hypertension patients were randomly selected to participate voluntarily in the study. Hypertension treatment and its control were defined… CONTINUE READING