Obesity and blood pressure in the elderly free-living population

  title={Obesity and blood pressure in the elderly free-living population},
  author={Barbara Gryglewska and Tomasz Grodzicki and J{\'o}zef Kocemba},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
Objective: The aim of presented analysis was to determine the relationship between blood pressure (BP) and different indices of obesity in the elderly free-living population.Design and methods: In 317 inhabitants of the randomly chosen area of Cracow (70 years old and older) who could come to the out-patient clinic for an interview, BP, weight and height were taken. Body mass index (BMI) was used to classify the population into lean (BMI < 25 kg/m2), overweight (25 ⩽ BMI < 30 kg/m2) and obese… CONTINUE READING


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