Abstract:The scope of this article is to study the association between lifestyle, nutritional status and the prevalence of self-reported systemic arterial hypertension, weighted by the system of risk and protective factors for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCD) by telephone surveys and standardized by age and sex, in adults from 26 Brazilian state capitals and the Federal District in 2008. For each city the prevalence of hypertension was standardized by the direct method. Multiple linear regression analysis was p… Show more
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