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Proportion and Characteristics of US Adults Who May Be Eligible From Additional Blood Pressure Lowering Based on Absolute Risk

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BACKGROUND
The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) and the Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation 3 (HOPE-3) trial demonstrated the merits of blood pressure (BP) lowering to reduce cardiovascular events in intermediate to high cardiovascular risk adults. However, the population impact of an absolute risk-based strategy for BP lowering remains unclear.

METHODS
We examined 3 treatment thresholds using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. First,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ajh/hpw130

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Hypertension Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
3
Pages:
232-235
Publication date:
2016-11-12
Acceptance date:
2016-09-30
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ISSN:
0895-7061 and 1941-7225
Source identifiers:
659179
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English
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2017-05-12

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