Trends in incidence of hypertension in Chinese adults, 1991-2009: the China Health and Nutrition Survey.

@article{Liang2014TrendsII,
  title={Trends in incidence of hypertension in Chinese adults, 1991-2009: the China Health and Nutrition Survey.},
  author={Yajun Liang and Ruijuan Liu and Shufa Du and C Qiu},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={175 1},
  pages={96-101}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Previous studies have shown an upward trend in the prevalence of hypertension, but data on trend of incidence of hypertension are lacking. We seek to investigate the trends in incidence of hypertension and control of incident hypertension among Chinese adults during 1991-1997 and 2004-2009. METHODS Within the China Health and Nutrition Survey (1991-2009), we identified five cohorts of adults (age ≥ 18 years) who were free of hypertension at baseline of each cohort… CONTINUE READING

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