National surveillance definitions for hypertension prevalence and control among adults.

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BACKGROUND Clear and consistent definitions of hypertension and hypertension control are crucial to guide diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance. A variety of surveillance definitions are in frequent use, resulting in variation of reported hypertension prevalence and control, even when based on the same data set. METHODS AND RESULTS To assess the variety… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.111.963439

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@article{Crim2012NationalSD, title={National surveillance definitions for hypertension prevalence and control among adults.}, author={Matthew T. Crim and Sung Sug Yoon and Eduardo Ortiz and Hilary K. Wall and Susan M. Schober and Cathleen Gillespie and Paul D. Sorlie and Nora K Keenan and Darwin R. Labarthe and Yuling Hong}, journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes}, year={2012}, volume={5 3}, pages={343-51} }