The prevalence of hypertension and its association with other cardiovascular disease risk factors in a representative sample of the Lebanese population

@article{Tohme2005ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of hypertension and its association with other cardiovascular disease risk factors in a representative sample of the Lebanese population},
  author={Rania A. Tohme and Abdo R. Jurjus and Amanda Est{\'e}phan},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={861-868}
}
Hypertension is a well-known major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. This study has been designed to assess the prevalence of hypertension, its co-occurrence with other cardiovascular risk factors and its association with cardiovascular diseases in a representative sample of Lebanese population. A pretested questionnaire was administered to 2125 adults aged equal or above 30 years old from all regions in Lebanon and proportionate with the respective population density. Data revealed that… CONTINUE READING
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