Relation between overweight, diabetes, stress and hypertension: A case–control study in Yarumal – Antioquia, Colombia

@article{Prez2001RelationBO,
  title={Relation between overweight, diabetes, stress and hypertension: A case–control study in Yarumal – Antioquia, Colombia},
  author={L. Hermes P{\'e}rez and Luis Guti{\'e}rrez and Jes{\'u}s Vioque and Yolanda Torres},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={17},
  pages={275-280}
}
Aims: The aim of this study was to assess the association between overweight, diabetes, stress and other postulated risk factors for a high blood pressure, on the risk of hypertension. Methods and Results: This matched case–control study included 228 cases randomly selected in a rural adult population in Yarumal – Antioquia, Colombia. For every case, one control, individually matched by age (± 5 years), sex and residence, was selected from the general population. Conditional logistic regression… CONTINUE READING

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