The prevalence and risk factors associated with isolated untreated systolic hypertension in Korea: The Korean National Health and Nutrition Survey 2001

@article{Kim2007ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and risk factors associated with isolated untreated systolic hypertension in Korea: The Korean National Health and Nutrition Survey 2001},
  author={Jung Ae Kim and Seon Mee Kim and Young Sik Choi and Duck Ki Yoon and Jee Sung Lee and Hye Soon Park and Hyoung Ah Kim and Hyun Ju Oh and Kyung Mook Choi},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={107-113}
}
Although isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) increases the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke, more than any other hypertension subtype, the prevalence and risk factors associated with ISH in the Korean population are not known. The 2001 Korean National Health and Nutrition Survey was a cross-sectional and nationally representative survey conducted in 2001. The prevalence of ISH by age and body mass index (BMI) was examined in 6601 Korean adults over 20 years of age. After adjusting for… CONTINUE READING