The Kenyan Luo migration study: observations on the initiation of a rise in blood pressure.

@article{Poulter1990TheKL,
  title={The Kenyan Luo migration study: observations on the initiation of a rise in blood pressure.},
  author={Neil R. Poulter and Kay-Tee Khaw and Beverley Hopwood and M. M. Mugambi and W. Stanley Peart and Geoffrey Rose and P. S. Sever},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1990},
  volume={300 6730},
  pages={967-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the magnitude, timing, and cause of changes in blood pressure that occur in migrants from a low blood pressure population on moving to an urban area. DESIGN A controlled longitudinal observational study of migrants as soon after migration as possible and follow up at three, six, 12, 18, and 24 months after migration. A cohort of controls living in a rural area who were matched for age, sex, and locality were also observed at the same periods. SETTING 35 Villages on… CONTINUE READING
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