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High blood pressure decreases the life expectancy of men by 5.1 years and women by 4.9 years.

Franco O, Peeters A, Bonneux L, de Laet C. Blood Pressure in Adulthood and Life Expectancy with Cardiovascular Disease in Men and Women: Life course analysis. Hypertension. 2005; 46(2): 280-6. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/01.hyp.0000173433.67426.9b#:~:text=Compared%20with%20hypertensives%2C%20total%20life,years%20lived%20with%20cardiovascular%20disease.

Reference

Title
Blood Pressure in Adulthood and Life Expectancy with Cardiovascular Disease in Men and Women: Life course analysis
Publication
Hypertension
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Franco O, Peeters A, Bonneux L, de Laet C
Volume & Issue
Volume 46, Issue 2
Pages
280-6
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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