Treatment of hypertension among African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study.

@article{Harman2013TreatmentOH,
  title={Treatment of hypertension among African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study.},
  author={Jane L. Harman and Evelyn R Walker and Vicki Charbonneau and Ermeg L. Akylbekova and Cheryl R Nelson and Sharon B. Wyatt},
  journal={Journal of clinical hypertension},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={367-74}
}
Hypertension treatment regimens used by African American adults in the Jackson Heart Study were evaluated at the first two clinical examinations (2415 treated hypertensive persons at examination I [exam I], 2000-2004; 2577 at examination II [exam II], 2005-2008). Blood pressure (BP) was below 140/90 mm Hg for 66% and 70% of treated participants at exam I and exam II, respectively. The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High… CONTINUE READING

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