Door-to-door survey finds that hypertension rates in rural India are similar to those in urban areas

In India, more than 70% of the population lives in rural areas, yet access to healthcare in rural areas is extremely limited. With growing rates of mortality from cardiovascular disease, an understanding of the prevalence of modifiable risk factors such as hypertension is crucial.

A study published recently in the Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research reports on a door-to-door survey to determine the prevalence of hypertension in rural India. The study was undertaken in a rural village near the city of Dehradun. Of the 968 village residents aged 15 years and older...

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