Ethnic variation in hypertension among premenopausal and perimenopausal women: Study of women's health across the nation

Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, Kim Sutton-Tyrrell, Ami S. Patel, Karen A. Matthews, Richard C. Pasternak, Susan A. Everson-Rose, Angelo Scuteri, Claudia U. Chae

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Abstract

Data are sparse regarding hypertension prevalence, treatment, and control among some ethnic groups of American women. Furthermore, the effects of ethnicity on hypertension, independent of other factors that vary with ethnicity, are poorly understood. We examined the prevalence of hypertension (defined as systolic ≥140 or diastolic ≥90 mm Hg or receiving treatment), treatment, and control (to

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)689-695
Number of pages7
JournalHypertension
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2005

Keywords

  • Antihypertensive agents
  • Blood pressure
  • Ethnicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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