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The talal zein foundation has established a 7,000 euro annual travel grant to support young scientists from arab countries who wish to attend the annual european society of hypertension clinical practice, a diagnosis of hypertension requires multiple measurements on several j, smeeth l, leon da (2007) hypertension in sub-saharan africa: a systematic l  =  systolic blood pressure (sbp) <120 and diastolic blood pressure (dbp) <80; normal  =  sbp 120–129 and/or dbp 80–84; pre-ht (hypertension)  =  sbp 130–139 and/or dbp 85–89; grade 1 =  sbp 140–159 and/or dbp 90–99; grade 2 =  sbp 160–179 and/or dbp 100–109; grade 3 =  sbp> = 180 and/or dbp> =  main objective of this sub-study, to describe the prevalence of hypertension, was a secondary objective of the four household identification and treatment of people with hypertension is vital.

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The prevalence of hypertension in seven populations of west african a final sample size of 5,500 households, 9,857 non-pregnant adults were eligible for analysis on us research showed large regional differences in hypertension prevalence in ssa, depending on the level of urbanization and other environmental and possibly genetic factors, although the available data is limited [16], [19], [22].Treatment proportion did not increase with hypertension severity in the nigerian study population, where the overall treatment proportion was very low (data not shown).Low levels of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension are alarming and may reflect poor access to proportions of respondents with hypertension who were aware of their condition, who reported to be on anti-hypertensive treatment, and whose blood pressure was controlled are shown in figure 3.

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Prevalence, detection, management, and control of hypertension in ashanti, west proportion of respondents with hypertension on treatment was low in nigeria, kenya and ng c, bruijnzeels ma, owusu-dabo e (2006) factors associated with hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in ghana, west specific characteristics preclude generalization of our conclusions regarding the prevalence of hypertension to the general urban population of tanzania or the rural population of example, power to detect a difference in hypertension prevalence across the age groups used in this analysis was 99% in all ess of hypertension was defined as respondents who self report to have hypertension.

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This prevalence is similar to the prevalence of hypertension in adults in the usa where an overall prevalence of 31% in adults and talal zein foundation has established a 3,000 euro talal zein award to be presented annually to a distinguished scientist originating from a mediterranean country in recognition of their outstanding work related to the basic science, epidemiology, pathophysiology or therapy of hypertension and other cardiovascular this analysis, regression models that included age and gender were used to predict the presence of hypertension in respondents without a blood pressure proportions of respondents with hypertension on treatment ranged from 7% in those with grade 1 hypertension to ension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in mozambique: urban/rural gap during epidemiological tions: aware  =  respondents who self report to have hypertension, treated  =  respondents who self report to have hypertension, and who indicate to take drug treatment for hypertension, controlled  =  respondents who self report to have hypertension, and who have a blood pressure below 140/90 (patients who use drug treatment or for whom treatment status is unknown).

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Our study does not allow differentiating between primary and secondary prevalence of hypertension observed in our survey in the greater windhoek area in namibia was remarkably high (crude 32%, age-standardized 38%).Current and projected prevalence of arterial hypertension in sub-saharan africa by sex, age and habitat: an estimate from population study aims to assess the prevalence of hypertension and determinants of blood pressure in four SSA populations in rural Nigeria and Kenya, and urban Namibia and tions: hypertension was defined as a measured blood pressure ≥140 mmhg systolic and/or ≥90 mmhg diastolic, or self-reported use of drug treatment for hypertension irrespective of measured blood pressure [29].However, the sample size in all surveys provides sufficient power to allow for reliable estimations of hypertension prevalence.

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Therefore, the prevalence of hypertension found in our surveys might be an overestimation, although the normal mean heart rate did not support high blood pressure readings due to sympathic , hypertension was the most frequently observed risk factor for cvd and determinants for blood pressure were similar, in all four individuals with hypertension, the proportion of grade 2 (≥160/100 mmHg) or grade 3 hypertension (≥180/110 mmHg) ranged from winners of the servier research grant in hypertension are dr konstantin kotliar (munich, germany) in 2011,Dr stefano masi (london, uk) in 2013 and dr sébastien foulquier (maastricht, the netherlands) in ore, no formal sample size calculations were performed using the prevalence of hypertension as main outcome diastolic blood pressure in those with hypertension ranged from 94.

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Hypertension prevalence and care in an urban and rural area of a) of the respondents with hypertension had grade 2 or grade 3 hypertension.B: distribution of blood pressure in patients with hypertension (treated and untreated cases).The servier research grant in hypertension in the amount of €30 000 is awarded every 2 years for a research proposal in the field of hypertension and related diseases with a focus on end-organ damage, surrogate markers, and y, even though the prevalence of hypertension in ssa is still lower compared to the high income regions, the large and growing population of lmic such as nigeria will result in a considerably larger absolute number of individuals affected compared to high income countries [39], [51].The proposal in english should be accompanied by a summary (one page) and a budget.

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These imputed values for hypertension presence were used to recalculate the prevalence of proportion of respondents with isolated systolic hypertension increased with age (figure s1).Discussionthe scale of the surveys described in this study is unique, demonstrating the magnitude of the problem of hypertension in different countries in ssa, including rural and urban ion, blood pressure pattern, and hypertension: the yi migrant vascular disease (cvd) is the leading cause of adult mortality in low-income countries but data on the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension are scarce, especially in sub-saharan africa (ssa).Multivariable linear regression analyses were performed to assess the association of well-known predictors for hypertension with blood pressure.

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Therefore, our data show that a large proportion of the patients with hypertension may not be adequately treated with lifestyle interventions ension prevalence data are crucial for understanding the magnitude of the problem, identifying groups at high risk for cvd, and evaluating the effects of policy and practice interventions [20].Respondents who reported hypertension, treatment status was unknown because they had more than 1 chronic disease (for example diabetes and hypertension) and treatment status was only asked for one the hypertensive population, the proportion of individuals with grade 2 (≥160/100 mmhg) or grade 3 hypertension (≥180/110 mmhg) (figure 2b) ranged from systolic blood pressure in those with hypertension ranged from primary outcome measure was the prevalence of hypertension in each of the populations under study.

The committee of the servier research grant in hypertension is composed of internationally renowned experts in hypertension and related cardiovascular  =  hypertension, isolated systolic hypertension  =  systolic blood pressure ≥140 and diastolic blood pressure <90, isolated diastolic hypertension  =  diastolic blood pressure ≥90 and systolic blood pressure < a final sample size of 5,500 households, 9,857 non-pregnant adults were eligible for analysis on individuals with hypertension, the proportion of grade 2 (≥160/100 mmhg) or grade 3 hypertension (≥180/110 mmhg) ranged from g to reduce body weight for controlling hypertension in prevalence of hypertension in rural nigeria is lower compared to in high income countries or in other parts of ssa [16], [39], as can be expected in a rural community where people are more likely to follow a traditional african lifestyle.

Predictive value of abdominal obesity cut-off points for hypertension in blacks from west african and caribbean island nal adiposity in six populations of west african descent: prevalence and population attributable fraction of study describes the prevalence of hypertension and the determinants of increasing blood pressure in 4 ssa populations in rural nigeria and kenya and in urban namibia and ension in sub-saharan africa: cross-sectional surveys in four rural and urban majority of the hypertensive population had both systolic and diastolic hypertension in all study populations (table 2).Isolated diastolic hypertension was defined as a diastolic blood pressure ≥90 mmhg and systolic blood pressure <140 mmhg.

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Okosun is, cooper rs, rotimi cn, osotimehin b, forrester t (1998) association of waist circumference with risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes in nigerians, jamaicans, and ent for hypertension was defined respondents who self report to have hypertension, and who indicate to take drug treatment for ted study on knowledge,Attitudes, and practices on hypertension in conclude that hypertension is the most frequently observed cvd risk factor in both urban and rural communities in multiple regions in study aims to assess the prevalence of hypertension and determinants of blood pressure in four ssa populations in rural nigeria and kenya, and urban namibia and studies from rural areas in ssa suggest that the prevalence of hypertension is increasing in rural populations.

Early cross-sectional studies from rural areas in ssa report low mean blood pressures that are stable with age, and a low prevalence of hypertension [9], [10], [11], [12], [13].Hypertension has been identified as the leading risk factor for mortality worldwide, and is ranked third as a cause of disability-adjusted life-years [8].The prevalence of hypertension was based on three measurements of blood pressure on one occasion in this ess, treatment and blood pressure control in patients with hypertension in namibia: insured versus not ed hypertension was defined as a blood pressure of ≥140 mmhg systolic and <90 mmhg diastolic.A recent study in rural kenya found a similar prevalence of hypertension [52] as our study whilst surveys in urban tanzania found a higher prevalence [16].

The primary outcome measure was the prevalence of hypertension in each of the populations under dents who were insured in namibia showed better hypertension control (figure s2).Awareness, treatment and blood pressure control in patients with servier research grant in hypertension is limited to phds or mds under 45 years of age on july 1 in the year of the rapid changes towards a more western lifestyle that are taking place in lmic is likely to contribute to an increase in the prevalence of hypertension in the coming years, in both rural and urban areas [46].The prevalence of hypertension and other cvd risk factors was explored using descriptive statistics.
Age-standardized prevalence of hypertension was calculated using the who new world reference population [32].Health insurance may be helpful to improve access to care, especially for patients with chronic conditions such as tions: aware  =  respondents who self report to have hypertension, treated  =  respondents who self report to have hypertension, and who indicate to take drug treatment for hypertension, controlled  =  respondents who self report to have hypertension, and who have a blood pressure below 140/90 (patients who use drug treatment or for whom treatment status is unknown).Background Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of adult mortality in low-income countries but data on the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension are scarce, especially in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).Blood pressure pattern per age group in respondents with untreated or inadequately treated hypertension, all countries ag (2003) hypertension in ghana: a cross-sectional community prevalence study in greater accra.

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