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Hypertension among Mexican Americans--United States, 1982-1984 and 1988-1991.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7643849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since 1960, data have been collected on measured blood pressure for non-Hispanic whites and blacks. However, few data have been available measured blood pressure for Mexican Americans (1). Until the release of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination III, Phase I (NHANES III), the only source of blood pressure data for most of the Mexican American population in the United States was the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES). Data on measured blood pressure for other Hispanic subgroups (i.e., Cuban Americans and Puerto Ricans) were available in HHANES but not in NHANES III. To identify trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension among Mexican Americans aged 18-74 years, HHANES (conducted during 1982-1984) and NHANES III (conducted during 1988-1991) were analyzed. This report summarizes the results of that analysis.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-09-18     Completed Date:  1995-09-18     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  635-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Blood Pressure
Female
Health Surveys
Humans
Hypertension / epidemiology*
Male
Mexican Americans / statistics & numerical data*
Middle Aged
Prevalence
United States / epidemiology
Comments/Corrections
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MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 1995 Sep 8;44(35):653

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