Lifestyle, education, and prevalence of hypertension in populations of African origin. Results from the International Collaborative Study on Hypertension in Blacks.

@article{Kaufman1997LifestyleEA,
  title={Lifestyle, education, and prevalence of hypertension in populations of African origin. Results from the International Collaborative Study on Hypertension in Blacks.},
  author={Jay S Kaufman and Joseph A Tracy and R Durazo-arvizu and Richard S. Cooper},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={22-7}
}
Lifestyle Incongruity has been shown to be associated with elevated blood pressure in various developing societies. We sought to test this model in an international collaborative study of hypertension in populations of African origin. Data were available for 4770 men and women, aged 25-74, from Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States. The main effects of lifestyle score (LSS) and education on hypertension prevalence were explored, as well as interactions predicted by the Lifestyle… CONTINUE READING

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