Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in China data from the China National Nutrition and Health Survey 2002

Yangfeng Wu, Rachel Huxley, Liming Li, Vibeke Anna, Gaoqiang Xie, Chonghua Yao, Mark Woodward, Xian Li, John Chalmers, Runlin Gao, Lingzhi Kong, Xiaoguang Yang

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Abstract

The present article aims to provide accurate estimates of the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in adults in China. Methods and Results-Data were obtained from sphygmomanometer measurements and an administered questionnaire from 141 892 Chinese adults ≥18 years of age who participated in the 2002 China National Nutrition and Health Survey. In 2002, ≈153 million Chinese adults were hypertensive. The prevalence was higher among men than women (20% versus 17%; P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2679-2686
Number of pages8
JournalCirculation
Volume118
Issue number25
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 23 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Nutrition Surveys
Health Surveys
China
Sphygmomanometers
Hypertension
Therapeutics
Surveys and Questionnaires

Keywords

  • Awareness
  • China
  • Hypertension
  • Prevalence
  • Prevention and control
  • Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology (medical)
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in China data from the China National Nutrition and Health Survey 2002. / Wu, Yangfeng; Huxley, Rachel; Li, Liming; Anna, Vibeke; Xie, Gaoqiang; Yao, Chonghua; Woodward, Mark; Li, Xian; Chalmers, John; Gao, Runlin; Kong, Lingzhi; Yang, Xiaoguang.

In: Circulation, Vol. 118, No. 25, 23.12.2008, p. 2679-2686.

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Wu, Y, Huxley, R, Li, L, Anna, V, Xie, G, Yao, C, Woodward, M, Li, X, Chalmers, J, Gao, R, Kong, L & Yang, X 2008, 'Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in China data from the China National Nutrition and Health Survey 2002', Circulation, vol. 118, no. 25, pp. 2679-2686. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.788166
Wu, Yangfeng ; Huxley, Rachel ; Li, Liming ; Anna, Vibeke ; Xie, Gaoqiang ; Yao, Chonghua ; Woodward, Mark ; Li, Xian ; Chalmers, John ; Gao, Runlin ; Kong, Lingzhi ; Yang, Xiaoguang. / Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in China data from the China National Nutrition and Health Survey 2002. In: Circulation. 2008 ; Vol. 118, No. 25. pp. 2679-2686.
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