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Socio-demographic inequalities in the prevalence, diagnosis and management of hypertension in India: analysis of nationally-representative survey data

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Background Hypertension is a major contributing factor to the current epidemic of cardiovascular disease in India. Small studies suggest high, and increasing, prevalence especially in urban areas, with poor detection and management, but national data has been lacking. The aim of the current study was to use nationally-representative survey data to examine socio-demographic inequalities in the prevalence, diagnosis and management of hypertension in Indian adults. Methods Using data on self-rep...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0086043

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
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Author
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Public Library of Science
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PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
ARTN e86043
Publication date:
2014-01-23
Acceptance date:
2013-12-04
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1932-6203
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English
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pubs:447927
Source identifiers:
447927
Deposit date:
2014-02-14

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