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Public awareness of hypertension declines in US

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7210.591a (Published 04 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:591
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    Public awareness of the dangers of high blood pressure and the importance of controlling it to prevent heart disease and stroke has declined, according to a new study (Hypertension 1999;35:423-30).

    The study evaluated the prevalence, awareness, and treatment of hypertension in Olmsted County, Minnesota, a community in which the incidence of stroke …

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