Prevalence and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: a multilevel analysis of a nationwide population-based survey.

@article{Rahman2015PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: a multilevel analysis of a nationwide population-based survey.},
  author={Md Mizanur Rahman and Stuart Gilmour and Shamima Akter and Sarah Krull Abe and Eiko Saito and Kenji Shibuya},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={465-72; discussion 472}
}
OBJECTIVES We investigated the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension and associated risk factors in the Bangladeshi adult population. METHODS The data for this study were extracted from the nationally-representative 2011 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey. Socio-demographic profiles, height, weight, blood pressure measurements, and management were recorded from 7876 adults aged 35 years or older. Multilevel logistic regression models were used to identify the… CONTINUE READING