Prevalence of hypertension and pre-hypertension in rural women: A report from the villages of West Bengal, a state in the eastern part of India

Australian Journal of Rural Health, 08/01/2012

This study suggests quite high prevalence of hypertension as well as pre–hypertension among the women of rural areas. The findings are significant from the women health perspectives. Early detection of pre–hypertensive and hypertensive subjects will help to formulate intervention strategies to allay the spread of cardiovascular diseases.

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