Poland and U.S. collaborative study on cardiovascular epidemiology hypertension in the community: prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the Pol-MONICA Project and the U.S. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.

@article{Rywik1998PolandAU,
  title={Poland and U.S. collaborative study on cardiovascular epidemiology hypertension in the community: prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the Pol-MONICA Project and the U.S. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.},
  author={Stefan L Rywik and Clarence E Davis and Andrzej Pajak and Grażyna Broda and Aaron R Folsom and Ewa Kawalec and O. Dale Williams},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={3-13}
}
PURPOSE The objectives of this manuscript are to assess differences in blood pressure levels and in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control for selected rural and urban areas in the U.S. and Poland, where ischemic heart disease mortality trends are different. METHODS Included are white persons aged 45-64 selected in Minneapolis, MN suburbs [urban] and Washington County, MD [semi-rural] from the U.S. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC) surveyed in 1987-89, and… CONTINUE READING