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
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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., ... 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

Prevalence and risk factors for hypertension and association with ethnicity in Nigeria : results from a national survey. / Murthy, Gudlavalleti V S; Fox, Samantha; Sivasubramaniam, Selvaraj; Gilbert, Clare E; Mahdi, Abdull M; Imam, Abdullahi U; Entekume, Gabriel; Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment study group.

In: Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, Vol. 24, No. 9-10, 10.2013, p. 344-50.

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Murthy, GVS, Fox, S, Sivasubramaniam, S, Gilbert, CE, Mahdi, AM, Imam, AU, 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, vol. 24, no. 9-10, pp. 344-50. https://doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2013-058
Murthy, Gudlavalleti V S ; Fox, Samantha ; Sivasubramaniam, Selvaraj ; Gilbert, Clare E ; Mahdi, Abdull M ; Imam, Abdullahi U ; Entekume, Gabriel ; Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment study group. / Prevalence and risk factors for hypertension and association with ethnicity in Nigeria : results from a national survey. In: Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 2013 ; Vol. 24, No. 9-10. pp. 344-50.
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