Hypertension in children (12-14 years) - a case-control study in Bursa, Turkey


AKIŞ N. , PALA K. , Meric-Utku A., Bingol S., SARANDÖL E. , Aytekin H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.51, no.5, pp.437-443, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.437-443

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the cardiovascular disease risk factors (risk of overweight/overweight, dyslipidemia, paraoxonase-1 activity, positive family history, physical inactivity, smoking) that accompany hypertension and investigate the relationship between hypertension and some of these risk factors.