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  1. Level of control of hypertension in Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites.

    Article - En anglais

    Compared with non-Hispanic whites, Mexican Americans have a higher prevalence of diabetes, greater adiposity, and a unfavorable body fat distribution.

    The prevalence of hypertentsion, however, is similar or lower in Mexican Americans than in non-Hispanic whites.

    There is little information on the level of blood pressure control in Mexican Americans.

    We compared the mean blood pressure levels of Mexican American and non-Hispanic white hypertensive subjects in the San Antonio Heart Study, a population-based study of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hypertension artérielle, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Prévalence, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Etude comparative, Ethnie, Hispanique, Mexicain

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hypertension, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Human, Prevalence, Cardiovascular disease, Comparative study, Ethnic group

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

    Cote : 93-0221129

    Code Inist : 002B12B05B. Création : 199406.