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Blood pressure re-screening for healthy adults: what is the best measure and interval?

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Blood pressure (BP) screening is important to identify those at risk of cardiovascular disease, but there has been little data on the appropriate interval of screening. We aimed to evaluate the optimal interval and the best measure for BP re-screening by estimating the long-term, true change variance ('signal') and short-term, within-person variance ('noise'). Study design was a cohort study from 2005 to 2008. Target population was Japanese healthy adults not taking antihypertensive medicatio...

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10.1038/jhh.2011.72

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of human hypertension More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
9
Pages:
540-546
Publication date:
2012-09-01
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EISSN:
1476-5527
ISSN:
0950-9240
Language:
English
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pubs:167593
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uuid:f7f60208-cf46-4b69-8001-7053e99640a8
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pubs:167593
Source identifiers:
167593
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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