Hypertension among older adults in low- and middle-income countries: prevalence, awareness and control

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, John Beard, Nadia Minicuci, Shah Ebrahim, Somnath Chatterji

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Abstract

This study uses data from the World Health Organization's Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) to examine patterns of hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control for people aged 50 years and over in China, Ghana, India, Mexico, the Russian Federation and South Africa.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-128
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume43
Issue number1
Early online date6 Feb 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Hypertension
  • older people
  • risk factors
  • developing countries

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