Physical activity and incident hypertension in black and white adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.

BACKGROUND The epidemiologic observation that physical activity reduces the risk for hypertension has only been made for white men who self-reported hypertension. This study examined physical activity and clinically determined incident hypertension in black and white men and women of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. METHODS ARIC is a… CONTINUE READING