Hypertension and consequent mortality risk in China

Denes Stefler, Leonardo Roever
2018 Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health  
Tel: 020 3108 6281 High blood pressure is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In fact, according to the estimations by the Global Burden of Disease project, it was the most important risk factor among women and second among men in 2016, responsible for about 90 million and 122 million disability-adjusted life-years, respectively. 1 In addition to being a
doi:10.1136/jech-2018-211430 pmid:30228174 fatcat:kfqoin5xlzgw5kllrvritdrk3a