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Hypertension in the Pakistani Population (Tazeen Jafar)

Using the data from the NHSP, the aims of this study are to determine:

  • ethnic variation in the prevalence of hypertension including.
    • the role of ethnicity after accounting for socio-demographic and clinical factors.
    • the age at which ethnic differences in blood pressure emerge.
  • ethnic variation in the prevalence of hypertension.
    • the role of ethnicity after accounting for socio-demographic factors.
  • ethnic variations in prevalence of CVD risk factors other than hypertension, including diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, proteinuria and tobacco use.
    • the ethnic variation in the degree of clustering of CVD risk factors.
  • approach of general practitioners (GPs) towards the detection and treatment of hypertension.
    • the role of patient's ethnicity in GP's approach

Funder: Fogarty USA