Prevalence of Hypertension in Women of Different Age Groups of Guntur City


Affiliations

  • Achatya Nagarjuna University, Deparment of Foods and Nutrition, Guntur, India
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Amaravathi Institute of Medical Sciences and Deparment of Statistics, Guntur, India
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Deparment of Statistics, Guntur, India

Abstract

Hypertension is a major public health problem in urban india as in other developing countries. It is a precursor to major diseases like myocardiai infarction, stroke and renal failure, increased risk of hypertension is mainly due to alcohol Intake, lack of physical activity, nutritionai factors iike high fat intake, obesity and over weight and metabolic disorders like diabetes mellitus.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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