Trends in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in older U.S. adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988 to 2004.

@article{Ostchega2007TrendsIH,
  title={Trends in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in older U.S. adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988 to 2004.},
  author={Yechiam Ostchega and Charles F. Dillon and Jeffery P Hughes and Margaret Carroll and Sarah Yoon},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 7},
  pages={1056-65}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe hypertension trends in U.S. adults aged 60 and older using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data. SETTING NHANES III (1988-1994) and NHANES 1999 to 2004. DESIGN Cross-sectional nationally representative health examination survey. PARTICIPANTS Participants in NHANES III (n=5,093) and NHANES 1999 to 2004 (n=4,710). MEASUREMENTS Blood pressure (BP). RESULTS In 1999 to 2004, 67% of U.S. adults aged 60 and older years were hypertensive, an… CONTINUE READING
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