The purpose of the present study was to assess the prevalence of orthostatic hypotension and its associations with demographic characteristics, cardiovascular risk factors and symptomatology, prevalent cardiovascular disease, and selected clinical measurements in the cardiovascular health study, a multicenter, observational, longitudinal study enrolling 5,201 men and women aged 65 years and older at initial examination.
Blood pressure measurements were obtained with the subjects in a supine position and after they had been standing for 3 minutes.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hypotension artérielle orthostatique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vieillard, Homme, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Cardiopathie coronaire, Age, Sexe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Postural hypotension, Cardiovascular disease, Elderly, Human, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Coronary heart disease, Age, Sex
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Cote : 92-0444806
Code Inist : 002B12B05B. Création : 199406.