Prevalence and risk factors for hypertension and association with ethnicity in Nigeria: results from a national survey

Gudlavalleti V S Murthy, Samantha Fox, Selvaraj Sivasubramaniam, Clare E Gilbert, Abdull M Mahdi, Abdullahi U Imam, Gabriel Entekume, Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment study group

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Abstract

Non-communicable diseases are now a global priority. We report on the prevalence of hypertension and its risk factors, including ethnicity, in a nationally representative sample of Nigerian adults recruited to a survey of visual impairment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-50
Number of pages7
JournalCardiovascular Journal of Africa
Volume24
Issue number9-10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

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    Murthy, G. V. S., Fox, S., Sivasubramaniam, S., Gilbert, C. E., Mahdi, A. M., Imam, A. U., Entekume, G., & Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment study group (2013). Prevalence and risk factors for hypertension and association with ethnicity in Nigeria: results from a national survey. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 24(9-10), 344-50. https://doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2013-058