Keaton JM, Hellwege JN, Giri A, Torstenson ES, Kovesdy CP, Sun YV, Wilson PWF, O'Donnell CJ, Edwards TL, Hung AM, Velez Edwards DR. Associations of biogeographic ancestry with hypertension traits. Journal of hypertension. 2021 Apr 1;39(39). 633-642. PMID: 33534346 [PubMed]
Ethnic disparities in hypertension prevalence are well documented, though the influence of genetic ancestry is unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate associations of geographic genetic ancestry with hypertension and underlying blood pressure traits.