Hypertension : prevalance and awareness among selected community at Kota Samarahan district

Ling, Kok Yung and Nur Azzah Azyyaty, Mazlan and Nurul Atiqah, Hasnan (2011) Hypertension : prevalance and awareness among selected community at Kota Samarahan district. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that in the year 2003 about 16.7 million people around the globe died due to cardiovascular disease (CYD). Beside hypertension known as one of the cardiovascular risk factor (Kearney et at., 2004). A meta-analysis of data from January 1980 through July 2003 shows that about 43 .9% of men and 32.8% of women around the world found to be hypertensive (Kearney et at., 2004). In the United State of America, about 74.5 million people aged 20 years old and above have high blood pressure; while only 77.6% are aware of their condition (Kearney et al. , 2004).

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc.) - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak , 2011.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hypertension, health problem, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 02:27
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2021 14:08
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/27671

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