Prevalence of prehypertension, hypertension and, associated risk factors in Mongolian and Han Chinese populations in Northeast China.

@article{Sun2008PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of prehypertension, hypertension and, associated risk factors in Mongolian and Han Chinese populations in Northeast China.},
  author={Zhaoqing Sun and Liqiang Zheng and Changlu Xu and Jue Kun Li and Xingang Zhang and Shuangshuang Liu and Jiajin Li and Da-yi Hu and Yingxian Sun},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={128 2},
  pages={250-4}
}
BACKGROUND The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of prehypertension, hypertension, and associated risk factors between Mongolian and Han populations in Northeast China. METHODS The study was conducted in 2004-2006, and used a multistage cluster sampling method to select a representative sample. A total of 9236 Mongolian people and 36,154 Han people in the same area, age 35 years or older, were examined. The survey on blood pressure and associated risk factors was carried out… CONTINUE READING

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