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Damasceno, A; Padrão P; Silva-Matos, C; et al (2014)   C1

This study aimed to estimate the proportion of Mozambicans eligible for pharmacological treatment for hypertension according to single risk factor and total cardiovascular risk approaches. It concluded that a total of 19.8% of 40–64-year-olds would be eligible for pharmacological treatment of hypertension according to the WHO guidelines, all of whom had SBP/DBP at least 160/100 mmHg.

hypertension,  non-communicable diseases,  mozambique,  Guidelines,  cardiovascular risk,