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Ten-year change in blood pressure levels and prevalence of hypertension in urban and rural Cameroon.

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Blood pressure levels of this population have deteriorated over time, and the prevalence of hypertension has increased by twofold to fivefold. Adverse effects of risk factors could account for some of these changes. Prevention and control programmes are needed to reverse these trends and to avoid the looming complications.
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inserm-00559362 , version 1 (25-01-2011)

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Léopold Fezeu, André-Pascal Kengne, Beverly Balkau, Pascal K. Awah, Jean-Claude Mbanya. Ten-year change in blood pressure levels and prevalence of hypertension in urban and rural Cameroon.: Blood pressure changes in Cameroon. J Epidemiol Community Health, 2010, 64 (4), pp.360-5. ⟨10.1136/jech.2008.086355⟩. ⟨inserm-00559362⟩
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