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  1. Prediction of high blood pressure in young people : the limited usefulness of parental blood pressure data.

    Article - En anglais

    Blood pressure was measured in 864 young people aged 16-24 years, 8 years after both of their parents had their blood pressures measured as part of the screening phase of the Medical Research Council Mild Hypertension Trial.

    Only 29% of offspring with a conventional « family history of hypertension », defined in terms of having at least one parent with a score in the top 10% of the distribution, had a blood pressure score in the top 20% after 8 years.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Europe, Homme, Hypertension artérielle, Facteur risque, Histoire familiale, Etude statistique, Prédiction, Epidémiologie, Royaume Uni, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Adulte jeune

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Europe, Human, Hypertension, Risk factor, Family story, Statistical study, Prediction, Epidemiology, United Kingdom, Cardiovascular disease, Young adult

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0506418

    Code Inist : 002B12B05B. Création : 199406.