Prevalence of hypertension in the rural adult population of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria

  title={Prevalence of hypertension in the rural adult population of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria},
  author={EO Asekun-Olarinmoye and P. O. Akinwusi and W T Adebimpe and MA Isawumi and M B Hassan and OA Olowe and O. O. Makanjuola and CO Alebiosu and TA Adewole},
  booktitle={International journal of general medicine},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of hypertension in two rural communities of Osun State, Nigeria. METHODS A consenting adult population of the Alajue and Obokun rural communities in southwestern Nigeria that presented for the screening exercise participated in this community-based cross-sectional descriptive study. Two hundred and fifty-nine respondents aged older than 18 years completed a standardized, pretested, structured questionnaire as part of… CONTINUE READING
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