Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control in the Urban district of Wuhan, China: Implications for community nursing practice

Sijian LI, Wing Hung Janet SIT, Jie GONG, Man Yee Emmy WONG, Yanling ZHENG, Kwok Shing Thomas WONG

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Abstract

-Background: Hypertension is a significant public health challenge contributing to cardiovascular disease and stroke, and leads to premature mortality and disability both globally and locally. -Objective: To estimate the prevalence of hypertension and to determine the awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in an urban Chinese population. Copyright © 2012 Sj L, et al.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1000106
JournalJournal of Nursing & Care
Volume1
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

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China
Nursing
Hypertension
Premature Mortality
Urban Population
Cardiovascular Diseases
Public Health
Myocardial Infarction

Citation

Li, S., Sit, W., Gong, J., Wong, M., Zheng, Y., & Wong, T. (2012). Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control in the Urban district of Wuhan, China: Implications for community nursing practice. Journal of Nursing & Care, 1(2). Retrieved from https://www.omicsonline.org/archive/jnc-volume-1-issue-2-year-2012.html

Keywords

  • Hypertension
  • Prevalence
  • Awareness
  • Treatment
  • Control
  • Community health nursing
  • China