Public awareness of hypertension declines in USBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7210.591a (Published 04 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:591
- Scott Gottlieb
- 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 …