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Predictors of Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control Among Mexican American Women and Men
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Journal of General Internal Medicine, Vol. 24 Suppl, page(s): 521-7

November 2009

BACKGROUND: The burden of hypertension and related health care needs among Mexican Americans will likely increase substantially in the near future.

OBJECTIVES: In a nationally representative sample of U.S. Mexican American adults we examined: 1) the full range of blood pressure categories, from normal to severe; 2) predictors of hypertension awareness, treatment and control and; 3) prevalence of comorbidities among those with hypertension.

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