SCREENING FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESURE AMONG SCHOOL TEACHERS IN NADZALADEVI DISTRECT, TBILISI

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  • Mebonia N. მებონია ნ.
  • Zhizhilashvili S. ჟიჟილაშვილი ს.
  • Kakauridze M. კაკაურიძე მ.
  • Trapaidze D. ტრაპაიძე დ.
  • Kvanchakhadze R. კვანჭახაძე რ.

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https://doi.org/10.52340/csw.2015.49.0.84-86

Abstract

High blood pressure (BP) is the leading risk factor for death and disability globally (WHO). Aim:The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of undiagnosed high blood pressure and coexisting risk factors among a selected population in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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Published

2019-07-11

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მებონია ნ. M. N., ჟიჟილაშვილი ს. Z. S., კაკაურიძე მ. K. M., ტრაპაიძე დ. T. D., & კვანჭახაძე რ. K. R. (2019). SCREENING FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESURE AMONG SCHOOL TEACHERS IN NADZALADEVI DISTRECT, TBILISI. TSMU COLLECTION OF SCIENTIFIC WORKS, 49, 84–86. https://doi.org/10.52340/csw.2015.49.0.84-86

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