oa South African Medical Journal - Hypertension detected in young Black women by routine screening in a family planning clinic

Volume 50, Issue 31
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The prevalence of hypertension, defined as a diastolic blood pressure over 100 mmHg, among young Black women who attended a family planning clinic in Johannesburg, was 2,85%, while in those over 35 years of age it was 8,5%.

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