Factors associated with grade 1 hypertension: implications for hypertension care based on the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) in primary care settings
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AbstractBackground: A Reference Framework for Hypertension Care was recently developed by Hong Kong government to emphasise the importance of primary care for subjects with high blood pressure (BP). The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) interventional regime was recommended for patients aged 40-70 years with grade 1 hypertension (having systolic BP of 140-159 mmHg and/or diastolic BP of 90-99 mmHg). This study explored factors associated with grade 1 hypertension among subjects screened in primary care settings.
All Author(s) ListWang HHX, Wong MCS, Mok RY, Kwan MWM, Chan WM, Fan CKM, Lee CLS, Griffiths SM
Journal nameBMC Family Practice
Volume Number16
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCommunity medicine; DASH; Dietary approaches to stop hypertension; Grade 1 hypertension; Primary care; Reference framework; Risk factors
Web of Science Subject CategoriesGeneral & Internal Medicine; Medicine, General & Internal; Primary Health Care

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