publication . Article . 2002

Factores de riesgo asociados con la prevalencia de hipertensión arterial en adultos de Bucaramanga, Colombia

Leonelo E Bautista; Lina María Vera-Cala; Liliana Villamil; Sandra M Silva; Iván M Peña; Laura V Luna;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2002
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública
Abstract
Objetivo. Cuantificar la prevalencia de hipertensión arterial y su asociación con edad, sexo, estrato socioeconómico e índice de masa corporal. Material y métodos. Encuesta transversal, de base poblacional, hecha en 1996, en una muestra aleatoria de 356 adultos <FONT FACE=Symbol>³</FONT> 20 años de edad, residentes en Bucaramanga, Colombia, en quienes se midieron peso, talla y presión arterial y se consideraron edad y sexo. Se usaron regresión lineal robusta y regresión binomial para estimar el efecto independiente de distintas variables sobre presión sistólica (PS), presión diastólica (PD) e hipertensión arterial (HTA). Resultados. Las medias de PS y PD fueron ...
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free text keywords: hipertensión, obesidad, índice de masa corporal, estrato socioeconómico, Colombia, hypertension, obesity, body mass index, socioeconomic status, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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