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Burden of hypertension and associated risks for cardiovascular mortality in Cuba: a prospective cohort study

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Background

In Cuba, hypertension control in primary care has been prioritised as a cost-effective means of addressing premature death from cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, there is little large-scale evidence on the prevalence and management of hypertension in Cuba, and no direct evidence on the expected benefit of such efforts on CVD mortality.

Methods

Between Jan 1, 1996, and Nov 24, 2002, 146,556 men and women in Cuba were interviewed, measured and followed up for certifie...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30210-X

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0139-2934
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Funding to the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit
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Funding to the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit
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Funding to the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Public Health Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
e107-e115
Publication date:
2019-01-22
Acceptance date:
2018-10-10
DOI:
EISSN:
2468-2667
Source identifiers:
926601
Pubs id:
pubs:926601
UUID:
uuid:220a145f-3bb1-45fc-9de7-2318342d7ecc
Local pid:
pubs:926601
Deposit date:
2018-10-11

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