Panethnic Differences in Blood Pressure in Europe: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

PLoS One

25 July Jul 2016 4 months ago
  • Agostoni P

People of Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) and South Asians(SA) ethnic minorities living in Europe have higher risk of stroke than native Europeans(EU). Study objective is to provide an assessment of gender specific absolute differences in office systolic(SBP) and diastolic(DBP) blood pressure(BP) levels between SSA, SA, and EU.

Reference
Modesti PA, Reboldi G, Cappuccio FP, Agyemang C, Remuzzi G, Rapi S, Perruolo E, Parati G; ESH Working Group on CV Risk in Low Resource Settings. Agostoni P tra i collaboratori. Panethnic Differences in Blood Pressure in Europe: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One 2016;11(1):e0147601

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