Trends in blood pressure, hypertension control, and stroke mortality: the Minnesota Heart Survey.

@article{Luepker2006TrendsIB,
  title={Trends in blood pressure, hypertension control, and stroke mortality: the Minnesota Heart Survey.},
  author={Russell V. Luepker and Donna K Arnett and David R. Jacobs and Susan J. Duval and Aaron R Folsom and Christopher Armstrong and Henry Blackburn},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={119 1},
  pages={42-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The study's objective was to determine population trends in blood pressure, hypertension prevalence, hypertension control, and stroke mortality. METHODS We performed population-based surveys of 2906 to 5630 adults from 1980 to 1982, 1985 to 1987, 1990 to 1992, 1995 to 1997, and 2000 to 2002, and stroke mortality from 1980 to 2002, in the Minneapolis/St Paul, Minn metropolitan area (2.63 million population according to the 2000 census). Randomly selected resident adults aged 25 to 74… CONTINUE READING

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