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Prevalence and determinants of hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in Botswana: a nationally representative population-based survey

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Introduction. Hypertension is a leading risk factor for cardiovascular mortality and an emerging public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa. Few studies have examined performance on the management of hypertension in this region, where the context may be distinct from other developing regions.

Objectives. We aimed to determine the prevalence and correlates of hypertension, awareness, treatment, and control among adults in Botswana, a middle-income ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1155/2020/8082341

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2048-3973
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
Publisher:
Hindawi
Journal:
International Journal of Hypertension More from this journal
Volume:
2020
Article number:
8082341
Publication date:
2020-05-31
Acceptance date:
2020-05-01
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EISSN:
2090-0392
ISSN:
2090-0384
Pmid:
32550019
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1113843
Local pid:
pubs:1113843
Deposit date:
2021-01-22

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