Relation between blood pressure and stroke mortality.


The relation between stroke mortality and blood pressure was investigated in 10,186 hypertensive patients followed up in the Department of Health Hypertension Care Computing Project for an average of 9 years. An untreated blood pressure measurement was available in 3,472 men and 3,405 women. The age-adjusted risk of stroke death increased by 1% for every 1… (More)


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@article{Palmer1992RelationBB, title={Relation between blood pressure and stroke mortality.}, author={A. J. Palmer and C. J. Bulpitt and Astrid Elizabeth Fletcher and D Gareth Beevers and E. C. Coles and J. G. G. Ledingham and Philly O'Riordan and J. C. Petrie and Bheeshma Rajagopalan and Judy M Webster}, journal={Hypertension}, year={1992}, volume={20 5}, pages={601-5} }