The trend of hypertension and its relationship to the weight status among Taiwanese young adolescents

@article{Lin2012TheTO,
  title={The trend of hypertension and its relationship to the weight status among Taiwanese young adolescents},
  author={F-H. Lin and N W Chu and A-T Hsieh},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={48-55}
}
This study evaluates prevalence of hypertension in 1996 and 2006, and examines the relationship between hypertension and weight of Taiwanese young adolescents. Two cross-sectional surveys, administered in 1996 and 2006, to junior–high school in Taipei were included. Anthropometric and blood pressure were measured using standard methods, and structured questionnaire was used to collect personal history and lifestyle characteristics. Overweight and obesity are defined based on Taiwan's Department… CONTINUE READING
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