Worldwide prevalence of hypertension: a systematic review

@article{Kearney2004WorldwidePO,
  title={Worldwide prevalence of hypertension: a systematic review},
  author={P. Kearney and Megan Whelton and K. Reynolds and P. Whelton and J. He},
  journal={Journal of Hypertension},
  year={2004},
  volume={22},
  pages={11-19}
}
Purpose To examine the prevalence and the level of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in different world regions. Study selection A literature search of the MEDLINE database, using the Medical Subject Headings prevalence, hypertension, blood pressure and cross-sectional studies, was conducted. Published studies, which reported the prevalence of hypertension and were conducted in representative population samples, were included in the review. The search was restricted to studies… Expand
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