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Hypertension prevalence and risk factors among residents of four slum communities: population-representative findings from Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Summary of "Hypertension prevalence and risk factors among residents of four slum communities: population-representative findings from Port-au-Prince, Haiti."

The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of hypertension and its risk factors among adults in four slum communities in Port-au-Prince.

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Name: Journal of hypertension
ISSN: 1473-5598
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