Prevalence of hypertension in the paediatric population in Coastal South India

G Veena Kamath
2010 Australasian Medical Journal  
Hypertension in children and adolescents has become increasingly common. We sought to study the prevalence of hypertension among apparently healthy school children in Udupi Taluk, a rapidly developing coastal region in Karnataka in South India and correlate high blood pressures with age, gender and BMI.
doi:10.4066/amj.2010.372 fatcat:h5o3riuhwfcphldyqhtnicla64