Prevalence, awareness and treatment of hypertension in Finland during 1982-2007.

@article{Kastarinen2009PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence, awareness and treatment of hypertension in Finland during 1982-2007.},
  author={Mika J Kastarinen and Riitta L Antikainen and Markku Peltonen and Tiina Laatikainen and No{\"e}l C Barengo and Antti M. Jula and Veikko V Salomaa and Pekka J Jousilahti and Aulikki M Nissinen and Erkki Vartiainen and Jaakko Tuomilehto},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={1552-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the trends in prevalence and in control of hypertension in various parts of Finland during 1982-2007. METHODS Three independent cross-sectional population surveys were conducted in 1982, 2002 and 2007 with age-stratified samples of men and women aged 25-64 years from the national population register. The total number of participants with complete blood pressure (BP) measurements was 16 775. RESULTS Overall, during 1982-2007, the prevalence of hypertension (systolic BP… CONTINUE READING

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