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Rates and risk factors of hypertension in adolescents and adults with sickle cell anaemia in Tanzania: 10 years' experience.

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Data on the magnitude and risk factors for hypertension in sickle cell anaemia (SCA) are limited. A retrospective analysis of individuals with SCA aged ≥15 years enrolled from 2004-2014 at Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania was conducted to determine the prevalence, incidence and risk factors for hypertension. A total of 1013 individuals with SCA were analysed, of whom 571(56%) were females. The median age [interquartile range] was 17 [15-22] years. Four hundred and forty-one (44%) of the ...

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10.1111/bjh.14330

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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Haematology Journal website
Volume:
177
Issue:
6
Pages:
930-937
Publication date:
2016-09-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-15
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EISSN:
1365-2141
ISSN:
0007-1048
Pmid:
27650269
Source identifiers:
646037
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English
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uuid:481501f7-4bb9-4007-8a40-a0d3edf631b0
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2017-10-09

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