Prevalence of hypertension and pre-hypertension in rural women: a report from the villages of West Bengal, a state in the eastern part of India.

@article{Dutta2012PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hypertension and pre-hypertension in rural women: a report from the villages of West Bengal, a state in the eastern part of India.},
  author={Anindita Dutta and Manas Ranjan Ray},
  journal={The Australian journal of rural health},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          219-25
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To find out the prevalence of hypertension, pre-hypertension and tachycardia among the women in rural areas of West Bengal, identify co-factors associated with the prevalence and contribute to the body of evidence for future health programs to identify at-risk groups. DESIGN A population-based cross-sectional study was conducted. SETTING The study was conducted in remote villages. PARTICIPANTS 1186 women participants, aged 18 years or more were included. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES… CONTINUE READING

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