Trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in urban communities in Chile.

@article{Fasce2007TrendsIP,
  title={Trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in urban communities in Chile.},
  author={Eduardo Fasce and Ivone Campos and Pilar Fern{\'a}ndez Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Maritza Flores and Hern{\'a}n Z{\'a}rate and Oscar Benito Rom{\'a}n and Fabrizio Fasce},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={
          1807-11
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the changes experienced over 15 years in the prevalence, state of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension, in urban communities of the VIII Region of Chile. METHODOLOGY In order to ensure an objective analysis in comparison of the indicators, the methodological design used in 1988 was replicated: a representative, non-institutionalized sample, considering age, gender and socio-economic level. Blood pressure was measured using mercury manometers during two… CONTINUE READING
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