9 reported the prevalence of hypertension
in Asia, to be 15-35% in urban adult populations, whereas; the rural population is 2-3 times less effected than the urban population.
About the classification of the hypertension
, he said that it is classified as either essential or secondary.
He informed that hypertension
is the disease which is the source of heart attack or stroke with highest risk as compared to other diseases.
For more details on Hypertension
2017, please visit: http://hypertension
The screening project is a DOH initiative in cooperation with the International Society of Hypertension
and the World Hypertension
League, the Philippine Society of Hypertension
and the Philippine Heart Association.
Age group distribution of the respondents regarding knowledge about hypertension
is given in the table 2.
To improve hypertension
control, MedStar implemented a systemwide EHR prompt with suggested guidelines recommending default blood pressure goals, which took into account comorbid conditions, (e.
He stated that after the age of fifty-five, there is 90% chance of developing hypertension
and beyond the age of sixty, most people suffer from high blood pressure.
Basic information about hypertension
, according to Seventh Joint National Committee (JNC-7)
Conclusion: This study shows that increased prevalence of hypertension
in adolescents is due to various factors such as higher BMI, dietary habits, and positive family history.
The diagnosis and classification of HTN was done according to the JNC-VII report on Hypertension
The most common indication for performing ABPM, as recommended by all international guidelines, is to identify patients with white coat phenomenon (white coat hypertension
or white coat effect).