Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Latin American adolescents: a multilevel analysis

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High blood pressure (HBP) and obesity is a well-established major risk factor for stroke and coronary heart disease. However, the literatures are scarce about these informations in adolescents from low-and-middle income countries. This school-based survey was carried out among students from Maringá (Brazil) and Buenos Aires (Argentina) selected random… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jhh.2013.74

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@article{Moraes2014PrevalenceOC, title={Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Latin American adolescents: a multilevel analysis}, author={Augusto C{\'e}sar Ferreira de Moraes and Chris Musso and Mabel Nora Graffigna and Jimena Soutelo and Marta Migliano and Her{\'a}clito de Barbosa Carvalho and Gundolf Berg}, journal={Journal of Human Hypertension}, year={2014}, volume={28}, pages={206-209} }