The blood pressures and body sizes of children aged 10-15 years in the Minneapolis and St.
Paul, Minnesota, public schools were measured during 1986 and 1987.
The sample consisted of 1,680 Southeast Asian refugees - including 219 Cambodians, 1,086 Hmong, 149 Lao, and 226 Vietnamese and 3,424 blacks and 11,336 whites.
Mean systolic blood pressure in Hmong boys was higher than that in black boys and white boys.
Mean systolic blood pressures of Hmong, Lao, and Vietnamese girls were lower than those of black girls and white girls.
The mean diastolic blood pressures of Hmong boys and of Cambodian and Hmong girls were greater than those of blacks and whites of the same sexes.
Southeast Asian children were shorter and weighed less than black children and white children.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Pression sanguine, Mesure, Réfugié, Asiatique, Race, Enfant, Hypertension artérielle, Hémodynamique, Minnesota, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, United States, North America, America, Blood pressure, Measurement, Refugee, Asiatic, Race, Child, Hypertension, Hemodynamics, Minnesota, Epidemiology
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0569827
Code Inist : 002B29A. Création : 199406.