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Arterial hypertension in pediatrics. Three year study

Journal: Revista Información Científica (Vol.96, No. 1)

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Page : 38-45

Keywords : hypertension; pediatrics; risk factors; prevention;

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A descriptive study was carried out with the objective of analyzing some factors related to arterial hypertension in patients who were treated at the Pedro A Perez Pediatric Hospital from January 2014 to January 2016. The study universe consisted of 58 patients diagnosed with hypertension. Primary data were obtained from review of medical records. The variables were studied: age, sex, origin, risk factors, and type of hypertension. The most relevant results were: predominance of adolescents, male sex, urban origin, obesity risk factor. Essential hypertension. Conclusions and recommendations were issued.

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