2001
DOI: 10.1590/s0066-782x2001001200008
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Abstract: Our results reinforce the need to increase detection and treatment of hypertension and to approach patients' global risk profiles.

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“…[13][14][15][16] This study was a tool for estimating the prevalence and severity of hypertension in the outpatient clinic unit of Hospital Universitário Clementino Fraga Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, thereby allowing evaluation to be made of the quality and effectiveness of the health care provided. These results contributed towards planning the implementation of a local hypertension program.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…[13][14][15][16] This study was a tool for estimating the prevalence and severity of hypertension in the outpatient clinic unit of Hospital Universitário Clementino Fraga Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, thereby allowing evaluation to be made of the quality and effectiveness of the health care provided. These results contributed towards planning the implementation of a local hypertension program.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…4,9,10 High prevalence of dyslipidemia and diabetes [14][15][16] was found, and heart involvement was the most common end-organ damage, especially left ventricular hypertrophy (33.9%)…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Although university is admittedly an educational environment, the prevalence of physical inactivity and low fruit and vegetable intake is high 19 . Information about these isolated behaviors is already available in Brazil, but few studies have looked at clustering [23][24][25][26] , and none regarded the university context.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Since there was signifi cant overlapping of clinical endpoints, the two groups proposed to develop common questionnaires and assessments including anthropometric assessment and blood pressure measurements. During their fi rst interaction they came up with the idea of designing a more comprehensive study project that would involve other research groups with extensive experience in cohort studies in Brazil including the Rio Grande do Sul (Atherosclerotic Risk in Communities Study), 19 the Minas Gerais (Bambuí Project), 4 and the Espírito Santo (The WHO MONICA project) groups. 7 In order to scale the project up and involve as many research centers with relevant experience those groups working on the epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases or diabetes with major work published were invited to join in.…”
Section: The Backgroundmentioning
confidence: 99%