Changes in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control rates in Turkey from 2003 to 2012


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ŞENGÜL Ş., Akpolat T., ERDEM Y., DERİCİ Ü. , ARICI M., Sindel S., ...More

JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, vol.34, no.6, pp.1208-1217, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/hjh.0000000000000901
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION
  • Page Numbers: pp.1208-1217
  • Keywords: awareness, control, hypertension, prevalence, treatment, Turkey, BLOOD-PRESSURE CONTROL, RISK-FACTORS, ADULT-POPULATION, UNITED-STATES, SALT INTAKE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, DISEASE, HEALTH, PREHYPERTENSION, MANAGEMENT

Abstract

Objectives: The study aimed to assess the current epidemiology of hypertension, including its prevalence, the awareness of the condition and its treatment and control, in Turkey to evaluate changes in these factors over the last 10 years by comparing the results with the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in Turkey (PatenT) study data (2003), as well as to assess parameters affecting awareness and the control of hypertension.