Indian Journal of Public Health


Year
: 1996  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 106--11

Age and sex variation of blood pressure in the population of Andhra Pradesh.


A Nirmala, PC Reddy 
 Department of Physical Anthropology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

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A Nirmala
Department of Physical Anthropology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

The blood pressure investigation was carried out on 530 males and 745 females of the general population including ages from 10 to 80 years. The increase of blood pressure with advancing age was evident both in males and females. The mean systolic pressures were greater in males upto 40 to 49 years and thereafter females showed greater mean values. However, diastolic pressure values were greater in males although. This is in agreement with the studies from India. Sex difference was evident in younger ages only.


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Nirmala A, Reddy P C. Age and sex variation of blood pressure in the population of Andhra Pradesh. Indian J Public Health 1996;40:106-11


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Nirmala A, Reddy P C. Age and sex variation of blood pressure in the population of Andhra Pradesh. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 1996 [cited 2022 May 18 ];40:106-11
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