Lifestyle Pattern and Prevalence of Hypertension among the Middle-Aged Executives

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  • Department of Food Service Management and Dietetics, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore - 641 043
  • Department of Food Service Management and Dietetics, Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore - 641 043

Abstract

Hypertension is the commonest cardiovascular disorder, posing a major public health challenge to societies in socio-economic and epidemiological transition. It is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular mortality, which accounts for 20 to 50 per cent of all deaths. High blood pressure is fast emerging as a modern epidemic in the world, killing twelve million people annually worldwide, more than any other single disease.

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2003-04-01

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Tamilarasi Murugesan, P., & Ramachandran, A. (2003). Lifestyle Pattern and Prevalence of Hypertension among the Middle-Aged Executives. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 40(4), 129–135. Retrieved from https://www.informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/6694

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