Health-risk factors and the prevalence of hypertension: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of 87 143 Thai Open University Students
BACKGROUND: Thailand is undergoing a health-risk transition which increases chronic diseases, particularly hypertension, as a result of a rapid transition from a developing to a developed country. This study analyzes the effect of health-risk factors such as demography, socioeconomic status (SES) and body mass index (BMI) on the prevalence of hypertension. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional analysis using data obtained in 2005 from 87 143 Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU) students...[Show more]
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|Source:||Global Journal of Health Science 5.4 (2013): 126-141|
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