US trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, 1988-2008.

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CONTEXT Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and treatment and control of hypertension reduces risk. The Healthy People 2010 goal was to achieve blood pressure (BP) control in 50% of the US population. OBJECTIVE To assess progress in treating and controlling hypertension in the United States from 1988-2008. DESIGN, SETTING, AND… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2010.650

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@article{Egan2010USTI, title={US trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, 1988-2008.}, author={Brent M. Egan and Yumin Zhao and Robert Neal Axon}, journal={JAMA}, year={2010}, volume={303 20}, pages={2043-50} }