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Prevalence and predisposing factors for self-reported hypertension in Bhutanese adults

Wangdi, Kinley; Jamtsho, Tshering

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Bhutan underwent a nutrition transition in the last two decades. Diet has changed from high-fibre, high carbohydrate and low-fat diets to food with high sugar, fat, salt and processed foods. This is further compounded by a sedentary lifestyle. This paper aims to determine the national prevalence of hypertension and study the associated correlates in Bhutanese adults.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/212396
Source: Nepal Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.3126/nje.v10i1.25466
Access Rights: Open Access

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