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American Heart Association Themed Issue Journal Report: Journal Edition Dedicated to Women's Unique Hypertension Issues
Date:2/7/2008

are Survey and the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, researchers analyzed data from 12,064 patient visits (7,786 female, 4,275 male). They found that among patients with hypertension, women were less likely than men to:

* meet blood pressure control targets (54 percent vs. 58.7 percent),

* receive aspirin (20.7 percent vs. 35.5 percent),

* receive beta blockers (31.9 percent vs. 44.5 percent) or

* receive statins (28.5 percent vs. 35.3 percent) for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Less than half (20.7 percent of women, 46.6 percent of men) of all patients received recommended therapy across all conditions considered.

Contact: Salomeh Keyhani, M.D., M.P.H., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York; (212) 659-9563 or salomeh.keyhani@mountsinai.org.

"This issue of Hypertension features the latest research from basic, clinical and population scientists," Hall said. "We hope it is helpful to clinicians and researchers, and that it helps to increase awareness of healthcare professionals and the public to the greatest threat to the health of women -- hypertension and cardiovascular disease."

To view this issue of Hypertension, go to http://hyper.ahajournals.org. To learn more about Go Red for Women, visit http://www.GoRedForWomen.org.


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