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Diagnostic accuracy of unattended automated office blood pressure measurement in screening for hypertension in Kenya

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Despite increasing adoption of unattended automated office blood pressure (uAOBP) measurement for determining clinic blood pressure (BP), its diagnostic performance in screening for hypertension in low-income settings has not been determined. We determined the validity of uAOBP in screening for hypertension, using 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring as the reference standard. We studied a random population sample of 982 Kenyan adults; mean age, 42 years; 60% women; 2% with diabetes mellitus; non...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1161/hypertensionaha.119.13574

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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EXTERNAL
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ORCID:
0000-0003-1267-6422
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0000-0003-1333-3464
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Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Hypertension Journal website
Volume:
74
Issue:
6
Pages:
1490-1498
Publication date:
2019-10-07
Acceptance date:
2019-07-24
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EISSN:
1524-4563
ISSN:
0194-911X
Pmid:
31587589
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1070055
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pubs:1070055
Deposit date:
2020-11-18

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