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The difference in blood pressure readings between arms and survival: primary care cohort study

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e1327 (Published 20 March 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1327

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Another limitation of this study stems from the lack of specific data on arm measurements for women vs men, which renders a sex bias in any conclusions since we cannot and should not assume that study results are supported for women unless the data are stratified by sex to assess any gender differences.

Competing interests: No competing interests

23 March 2012
Jodi Godfrey
Managing Editor
Advancing Women's Health Initiative
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