Current Hypertension Reports

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 134–136 | Cite as

High Blood Pressure: The Leading Global Burden of Disease Risk Factor and the Need for Worldwide Prevention Programs

Invited Commentary


Hypertension Blood pressure Cardiovascular disease Global Burden of Disease Study Risk factor Prevention Treatment Epidemiology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Department of EpidemiologyUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA

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