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Non-pharmacological determinants of hypertension: A nationwide cross-sectional study in Lebanon

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: CHERFAN, Michelle (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
  • Co-author(s): Michelle Cherfan: Galilee doctoral school of sciences, technology and health. Nutritional Epidemiology Research Unit (EREN), Centre of research in epidemiology and biostatistics (CRESS), Universite Paris Nord. Paris 13 University Sorbonne Paris Cite, Bobigny, France;School of Pharmacy, Lebanese International University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Jacques Blacher: Faculty of Medicine, Paris-Descartes University; AP-HP; Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, Diagnosis and Therapeutic Center, Paris, France;Galilee doctoral school of sciences, technology and health. Nutritional Epidemiology Research Unit (EREN), Centre of research in epidemiology and biostatistics (CRESS), Universite Paris Nord. Paris 13 University Sorbonne Paris Cite, Bobigny, France
    Roland Asmar: , Foundation-Medical Research Institutes, F-MRI®, Geneva, Switzerland
    Mirna Chahine: Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanese University, Hadath, Lebanon;, Foundation-Medical Research Institutes, F-MRI®, Beirut, Lebanon
    Rouba K Zeidan: Faculty of Public Health, Lebanese University, Fanar, Lebanon
    Rita Farah: Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Hadath, Lebanon
    Pascale Salameh: Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Hadath, Lebanon;Faculty of Public Health, Lebanese University, Fanar, Lebanon
  • Abstract:

    Background

    The prevalence of hypertension (HTN) reached epidemic proportions worldwide, but limited epidemiologic data on HTN exist in Lebanon.

    Methods

    Cross-sectional analyses were conducted using a multistage cluster sample across Lebanon. Information on lifestyle behaviors were collected using validated questionnaires. BP measurements were

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Last update 13 May 2019

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