An estimate of the prevalence of hypertension in Nigeria: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: Hypertension is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Africa, and Nigeria, the most populous country in the continent, hugely contributes to this burden. Objective: To provide an improved estimate of the prevalence and number of cases of hypertension in Nigeria based on the cut-off ‘at least 140/90 mmHg’, towards ensuring better awareness, control and policy...
Published at Journal of Hypertension
Published in 2015
Adeloye D, Basquill C, Aderemi AV, Thompson JY, Obi FA.
Adeloye Davies » Dr. Davies Adeloye is a medical doctor and epidemiologist with extensive clinical, research and training experience in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. In October 2011, he was awarded the prestigious Charles Darwin International Scholarship of the University of Edinburgh to pursue a PhD in Population Health Sciences, which he completed within 3 years. Davies’ PhD involved working with a team... view full profile
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