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Prevalence of hypertension in an urban community in Sudan

@article{Sherif2012PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hypertension in an urban community in Sudan},
  author={So M. Sherif and Meraj Ahmed and Mamoun M. A. Homeida},
  journal={Khartoum Medical Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={1}
}
Background: Hypertension has become a public health problem in both developed and developing countries with serious morbidity and mortality. Objectives: To study the prevalence and symptoms of hypertension in Khartoum area. Methods: This is a cross-sectional population based study among a random sample of civil employees, factory workers and secondary schools students using a structured questionnaire. Hypertension is defined as BP ≥ 140/90. Results: In a sample of 500 subjects, hypertension was… Expand
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