Prevalence of hypertension in Mumbai

Indian J Med Sci. 2000 Sep;54(9):380-3.

Abstract

There are few reports on prevalence of hypertension in India. We are presenting a study of its incidence in OPD of hospital patients in Mumbai. Prevalence of hypertension was 7.82% in all subjects, however, it was higher in females 10.5% than in males 6.1%.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension / epidemiology*
  • India / epidemiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prevalence
  • Sex Distribution
  • Socioeconomic Factors