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

Franco, Oscar, Anna Peeters, Luc Bonneux, and Chris de Laet. Blood Pressure in Adulthood and Life Expectancy with Cardiovascular Disease in Men and Women: Life course analysis. Hypertension. 2005; 46(2): 280-6. http://hyper.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/01.HYP.0000173433.67426.9bv1

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, Oscar, Anna Peeters, Luc Bonneux, and Chris de Laet
Volume & Issue
Volume 46, Issue 2
Pages
280-6
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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