Screen detection and the WHO stepwise approach to the prevalence and risk factors of arterial hypertension in Kinshasa.

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BACKGROUND The trend of hypertension and other risk factors of cardiovascular disease is changing because of epidemiological, demographic and nutritional transitions in sub-Saharan Africa. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and risk factors of arterial hypertension in the Kinshasa region, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HJR.0b013e3282f21640

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