Sampson UK, Edwards TL, Jahangir E, Munro H, Wariboko M, Wassef MG, Fazio S, Mensah GA, Kabagambe EK, Blot WJ, Lipworth L. Factors associated with the prevalence of hypertension in the southeastern United States: insights from 69,211 blacks and whites in the Southern Community Cohort Study. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes. 2014 Jan;7(7). 33-54. PMID: 24365671 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3962825 NIHMSID: NIHMS554076.
Lifestyle and socioeconomic status have been implicated in the prevalence of hypertension; thus, we evaluated factors associated with hypertension in a cohort of blacks and whites with similar socioeconomic status characteristics.