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Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants

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Background: Elevated blood pressure is an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and chronic kidney disease. We estimated worldwide trends in mean systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP), and the prevalence of, and number of people with, raised blood pressure defined as SBP ≥140 mmHg or DBP ≥90 mmHg. Methods: We pooled 1,479 population-based studies that had measured blood pressure on 19.1 million adults aged 18 years and o... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31919-5

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
389
Issue:
10064
Pages:
37–55
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-20
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pubs id:
pubs:654838
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uri:1aa11556-24e2-4fda-9e4a-76cd5f64aa70
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uuid:1aa11556-24e2-4fda-9e4a-76cd5f64aa70
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pubs:654838
Paper number:
10064

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