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Interarm difference in systolic blood pressure in different ethnic groups and relationship to the "white coat effect": a cross sectional study

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Background Inter-arm differences (IAD) ≥10mmHg in systolic blood pressure (BP) are associated with greater incidence of cardiovascular disease. The effect of ethnicity and the white coat effect (WCE) on significant systolic inter-arm differences (ssIADs) are not well understood. Methods Differences in BP by ethnicity for different methods of BP measurement were examined in 770 people (300 White British, 241 South Asian, 229 African-Caribbean). Repeated clinic... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ajh/hpx073

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research
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McManus, R
Grant:
Research for Patient Benefit Program (PB-PG-1207-15042 and NIHR-RP-R2-12-015) and through RM’s NIHR Professorship
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Oxford University Press
Journal:
American Journal of Hypertension More from this journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
9
Pages:
884–891
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-04
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EISSN:
1941-7225
ISSN:
0895-706
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pubs:689278
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uuid:fda71822-15b6-4770-ae5a-dc3a814e5fd8
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pubs:689278
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689278
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2017-04-13

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