Increasing blood pressure and its associated factors in Canadian children and adolescents from Canadian Health Measures Survey Full Text
BMC Public Health, 06/15/2012
Shi Y et al. – These findings demonstrate the early impact of excess adiposity, insufficient physical activity, family history of hypertension, and socioeconomic inequalities on BP. Early interventions to reduce childhood obesity can, among other things, reduce exposure to prolonged BP elevation and the future risk of cardiovascular disease.