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The Frequency of Hypertension and Pre-hypertension Among Adults in the Hohoe Municipality of Ghana

  title={The Frequency of Hypertension and Pre-hypertension Among Adults in the Hohoe Municipality of Ghana},
  author={Incoom Solomon and M. Adjuik and W. Takramah and W. Axame and R. Owusu and Phyllis Atta Parbey and M. Takase and E. Tarkang and M. Kweku},
Method: A population-based cross-sectional study involving 350 adults was used. Information was obtained on background characteristics and risk factors of HPT defined as a systolic BP≥140 mmHg and/or a diastolic BP≥ 90 mmHg. Anthropometric indices and blood pressure were measured following standard procedures. Chi-square and binary logistic regression were used to determine associations between independent variables and hypertension. 

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