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Detrimental effects of early rural life on blood pressure among urban male migrants in Wroclaw, Poland

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The purpose of the study was to compare the blood pressure of rural-to-urban migrants and the sedentary population (non-migratory) of the city of Wrocław, Poland. Additionally, the effect of time spent in the rural area on blood pressure was also assessed. The study sample consisted of 2753 males aged 25-75 years, following a medical examination, underwent an interview and anthropometric measurements between 1989-90. Based on the place of origin all males were divided into rural-to-urban migr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.2478/v10044-012-0007-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology
Publisher:
De Gruyter Open Publisher's website
Journal:
Anthropological Review Journal website
Volume:
75
Issue:
2
Pages:
83-91
Publication date:
2012-12-01
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EISSN:
2083-4594
ISSN:
1898-6773
URN:
uuid:e86fe0f3-1241-4dbd-86ad-7a29540ceb56
Source identifiers:
418899
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pubs:418899
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