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Burden of hypertension in China: a nationally representative survey of 174,621 adults

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Background

Hypertension is a major cause of cardiovascular disease. Periodic nationwide surveys are essential for monitoring secular trend of hypertension and its control in population. We assessed prevalence of hypertension and related awareness, treatment and control rates in Chinese adults in 2013-14.

Methods

A nationally representative survey recruited 174 621 adults aged>18 years from 31 provinces in mainland China between 2013 and 2014. Population-weighte...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cardiology Journal website
Volume:
227
Pages:
516-523
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1874-1754
ISSN:
0167-5273
Source identifiers:
656884
Pubs id:
pubs:656884
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uuid:940ae216-8661-4f1e-b1bb-b9b587c716dc
Local pid:
pubs:656884
Deposit date:
2016-11-04

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