Trends in prevalence, mortality, and morbidity associated with high systolic blood pressure in Brazil from 1990 to 2017: estimates from the “Global Burden of Disease 2017” (GBD 2017) study

Abstract Background Hypertension remains the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) worldwide, and its impact in Brazil should be assessed in order to better address the issue. We aimed to describe trends in prevalence and burden of disease attributable to high systolic blood pressure...

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Main Authors: Bruno Ramos Nascimento, Luísa Campos Caldeira Brant, Simon Yadgir, Gláucia Maria Moraes Oliveira, Gregory Roth, Scott Devon Glenn, Meghan Mooney, Mohsen Naghavi, Valéria Maria Azeredo Passos, Bruce Bartholow Duncan, Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Antonio Luiz Pinho Ribeiro
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-09-01
Series:Population Health Metrics
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