Characteristics of a community-based distribution of home blood pressure in Ohasama in northern Japan.
To evaluate the distribution, reference values and day-to-day variation of blood pressure of untreated subjects measured at home.
Cross-sectional study of a cohort.
General community in northern japan.
Blood pressure was measured in 871 subjects (mean+-SD age 46.0+-19.5 years, range 7-98, constituting 38.7% of the local population of Uchikawama region, Ohasama) who were not receiving antihypertensive medication.
Subjects measured their own blood pressure at home at least three times (mean+-SD 19.7+-8.4) each morning using a semi-automatic oscillometric blood pressure measuring device.
Screening blood pressure was measured once.
Mots-clés Pascal : Pression artérielle, A domicile, Distribution, Démographie, Variation journalière, Homme, Japon, Asie, Etude statistique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Arterial pressure, At home, Distribution, Demography, Daily variation, Human, Japan, Asia, Statistical study
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0159981
Code Inist : 002A22B. Création : 199406.