Predictors of an increased risk of future hypertension in Utah. A screening analysis.

@article{Hunt1991PredictorsOA,
  title={Predictors of an increased risk of future hypertension in Utah. A screening analysis.},
  author={Steven C. Hunt and Susan Huckendubler Stephenson and Paul Nathan Hopkins and Roger R. Williams},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={1991},
  volume={17 6 Pt 2},
  pages={969-76}
}
A prospective study on 1,482 adult members of 98 Utah pedigrees was carried out to determine which variables may be associated with an increased risk of hypertension incidence. After an average of 7 years of follow-up, 40 individuals had been placed on antihypertensive medications to lower blood pressure. Baseline study variables included anthropometrics, clinical chemistry measurements of blood and urine, socioeconomic and lifestyle variables, and detailed erythrocyte ion transport and… CONTINUE READING

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