Prevalence of Hypertension among the Bangladeshi Adult Population: A meta-analysis of Studies between 2004 and 2014
作者: Shaibal ChowdhuryPurnima Chowdhury
刊名: Cardiovascular Journal, 2015, Vol.7 (2), pp.104-107
来源数据库: Cardiovascular Journal
DOI: 10.3329/cardio.v7i2.22251
关键词: HypertensionSmokingPhysical activities
原始语种摘要: Background: Hypertension has become a significant problem in many developing countries undergoing epidemiological transition from communicable to non-communicable chronic diseases. Previous studies covering up to 1999 reported a prevalence of ll.3% in the adult population of Bangladesh. Methods: We have searched National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) Library and PubMed@ Resources Guide for published Hypertension prevalence studies between 2004 and 2014. A meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the prevalence of hypertension among the adult Bangladeshi population. We have considered population-based studies that had a clear definition of hypertension, and were conducted in adults (>18 years). We have marked seventeen articles, of which only six articles fulfill the...
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  • hypertension 高血压
  • prevalence 传播
  • analysis 分析
  • communicable 有传染性的
  • hypertensive 高血压的
  • adult 成体
  • asymptomatic 无症状的
  • population 母体
  • estimate 估计
  • articles 用品