Montasir A Osman

Department of Statistics, University of Kassala, kassala, Sudan

  • Research Article   
    Normal Blood Pressure in Healthy Adult Eritreans
    Author(s): Ahmed O Noury*, Barakat M Bakhit, Montasir A Osman and Omer A Musa

    Background and objectives: Blood pressure levels may vary because of genetic, ethnic, and socioeconomic factors. To date, there have been no large national studies in Eritrea on blood pressure. Therefore, we sought to establish a representative blood pressure reference interval for Health adult Eritreans Methods: The study included a sample of 942 healthy Eritrean individuals aged between 18 and 60 years, comprising 331 males and 611 females. The participants were selected from households located in the cities of Asmara, Keren, and Mandafara. Anthropometric measurements and clinical data were collected from each participant. Blood pressure was measured twice using a standardized procedure. Results: 942 healthy adults were included, 331 (35.1%) were males with an average age of 40, and 611 (64.9%) were fe.. View more»

    DOI: 10.35248/0974-8369.23.15.585

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