Blood pressure and risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage in China
Background and Purpose — Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has a high case fatality rate and young mean age at onset compared with other types of stroke, but the etiology of SAH is not fully understood. We examined associations of systolic and diastolic blood pressure with incident non-traumatic SAH in a large prospective study in China.
Methods — In 2004-2008, 512 891 adults (59% female) from the general population were recruited into the China ... Expand abstract
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- © 2018 The Authors. Stroke is published on behalf of the American Heart Association, Inc., by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.
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