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Revista de Saúde Pública

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Abstract

LOLIO, Cecília Amaro de. The epidemiology of arterial hypertension. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1990, vol.24, n.5, pp. 425-432. ISSN 0034-8910.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101990000500012.

A review of the knowledge of arterial hypertension, emphasizing the diagnostic criteria in use and the prevalence of the disease throughout the world, is presented.

Keywords : Hypertension; Blood pressure.

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