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Estimated prevalence of hypertension and undiagnosed hypertension in a large inpatient population: A cross-sectional observational study

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Background Hypertension is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. In community populations the prevalence of hypertension, both in diagnosed and undiagnosed states, has been widely reported. However, estimates for the prevalence of hospitalized patients with average blood pressures (BPs) that meet criteria for the diagnosis of hypertension are lacking. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of patients in a UK hospital setting, whose average BPs meet current international gui... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ajh/hpab070

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2329-4457
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0118-1646
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1023-3927
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Hypertension Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
9
Pages:
963-972
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2021-05-22
Acceptance date:
2021-05-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1941-7225
ISSN:
0895-7061
Pmid:
34022036
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1178084
Local pid:
pubs:1178084
Deposit date:
2022-07-18

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