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Revista de Saúde Pública

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LOLIO, Cecília Amaro de. The epidemiology of arterial hypertension. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1990, vol.24, n.5, pp.425-432. ISSN 1518-8787.

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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