Of the estimated 50 million Americans suffering from hypertension, less than a fourth have it under control. One-year costs of failing to control hypertension were recently estimated at $964 million for the total US hypertensive population and $467 million for those being treated. This article will describe effective strategies for blood pressure control at national, state, and community levels.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine