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Hypertension doubles a person’s risk of stroke.

Seshadri, Sudha, Alexa Beiser, Margaret Kelly-Hayes, Carlos Kase, Rhoda Au, William Kannel, and Philip Wolf. The Lifetime Risk of Stroke: Estimates from the Framingham Study. Stroke. 2006; 37(2): 345-50. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/37/2/345

Reference

Title
The Lifetime Risk of Stroke: Estimates from the Framingham Study
Publication
Stroke
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Seshadri, Sudha, Alexa Beiser, Margaret Kelly-Hayes, Carlos Kase, Rhoda Au, William Kannel, and Philip Wolf
Volume & Issue
Volume 37, Issue 2
Pages
345-50
URL
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  • Human Burden

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