Relation of hypertension with body mass index and age in male and female population of Peshawar, Pakistan.

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BACKGROUND Hypertension, a condition developed as a result of high blood pressure is strongly correlated with body mass index (BMI). Obesity was noted to be a single best predictor of hypertension incidence, and was regarded as a major controllable contributor to hypertension. Overweight and obesity is conveniently determined from BMI. Present study was… (More)

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@article{Humayun2009RelationOH, title={Relation of hypertension with body mass index and age in male and female population of Peshawar, Pakistan.}, author={Anjum Humayun and Arbab Sher Shah and Riffat Sultana}, journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC}, year={2009}, volume={21 3}, pages={63-5} }