Are the conventional cutoff values adequate to define hypertension in young women?


ATALAR E., OKUTUCU S., Aksoy H., Demiri E., AKSÖYEK S.

BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING, vol.15, no.6, pp.296-299, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mbp.0b013e32833f564c
  • Journal Name: BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.296-299
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background Women have lower systolic blood pressure (SBP) levels than men during early adulthood. Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) tends to be just marginally lower in women than men regardless of age.