Results of the Ontario survey on the prevalence and control of hypertension.

@article{Leenen2008ResultsOT,
  title={Results of the Ontario survey on the prevalence and control of hypertension.},
  author={Frans H H Leenen and Jean Dumais and Natalie H. McInnis and Penelope Turton and Lori Stratychuk and Kathleen A Nemeth and Margaret Moy Lum-Kwong and George Fodor},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2008},
  volume={178 11},
  pages={1441-9}
}
BACKGROUND Available information on the prevalence and management of hypertension in the Canadian population dates back to 1986-1992 and probably does not reflect the current status of this major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. We sought to evaluate the current prevalence and management of hypertension among adults in the province of Ontario. METHODS Potential respondents from randomly selected dwellings within target neighbourhoods in 16 municipalities were contacted at their homes… CONTINUE READING