Socioeconomic Status Modifies the Seasonal Effect on Blood Pressure

  title={Socioeconomic Status Modifies the Seasonal Effect on Blood Pressure},
  author={A. Cois and R. Ehrlich},
  • A. Cois, R. Ehrlich
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • AbstractSeasonal variations in blood pressure have been consistently reported. However, uncertainty remains about the size of the seasonal effect in different regions, and about factors that explain the differences observed across and within populations. Using data from a national panel study, we investigated seasonal variations in blood pressure in the South African adult population, and whether these variations differed across socioeconomic strata.We estimated age-specific seasonal effects on… CONTINUE READING
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