536 millones de nuevos casos de adultos con presión alta se registran desde el año 1975 al 2015. Países de ingresos medios y bajos, concentran gran parte de esta alarmante cifra. Para mayor información le invitamos a leer el siguiente paper “Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants

Summary Background Raised blood pressure is an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and chronic kidney disease. We estimated worldwide trends in mean systolic and mean diastolic blood pressure, and the prevalence of, and number of people with, raised blood pressure, defi ned as systolic blood pressure of 140 mm Hg or higher or diastolic …

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