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The prevalence of hypertension among Croatian hospitalized coronary heart disease patients.

Vražić, Hrvoje and Šikić, Jozica and Lucijanić, Tomo and Raguž, Miroslav and Romić, Antica and Jukić, Nediljko and Grman, Janko and Knežević, Aleksandar and Ivanuša, Mario and Bergovec, Mijo (2012) The prevalence of hypertension among Croatian hospitalized coronary heart disease patients. Collegium Antropologicum, 36 (S1). pp. 217-21. ISSN 0350-6134

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    Croatian abstract

    PREVALENCIJA HIPERTENZIJE U HOSPITALIZIRANIH KORONARNIH BOLESNIKA U HRVATSKOJ ----- Cilj ovog rada bio je istražiti pojavnost hipertenzije uz odabrane antropometrijske varijable u uzorku bolesnika hospitaliziranih zbog koronarne bolesti srca u Republici Hrvatskoj. U istraživanju su sudjelovali bolesnici hospitalizirani od 1. listopada 2007. g. do 7. siječnja 2010. g. zbog akutne ili kronične ishemijske bolesti srca u bolnicama diljem Hrvatske (N=1.298). Prevalencija hipertenzije u istraživanoj populaciji bila je visoka: čak 70,1% ispitanika imalo je povišene vrijednosti arterijskog tlaka ili od ranije postavljenu dijagnozu arterijske hipertenzije. Kod muških ispitanika srednje vrijednosti dijastoličkog arterijskog tlaka bile su statistički značajno više u odnosu na ispitanice (78,91±8,97 prema 77,12±10,61 mmHg, p=0,011). Prevalencija hipertenzije bila je statistički značajno češća kod žena (80,6% prema 65,8%, p<0.001). Hipertenzija još uvijek predstavlja značajan problem u populaciji hospitaliziranih koronarnih bolesnika u Hrvatskoj. Nažalost, učestalost hipertenzije je u porastu u ovoj populaciji, što pokazuje i dalje postoje velike mogućnosti poboljšanja standarda preventivne kardiologije i u praksi već poduzetih mjera.

    English abstract

    The aim of this article was to investigate the prevalence of hypertension with selected anthropometric variables in a sample of hospitalized coronary heart disease (CHD) patients in Croatia. This study investigated patients hospitalized in the period of October 1st 2007 until January 7th 2010 because of acute or chronic CHD in various hospitals in Croatia (N = 1,298). Prevalence of hypertension in surveyed patient population was high: 70.1% of participants had raised blood pressure (BP) or previously diagnosed hypertension. Men had statistically significantly higher mean diastolic BP values than women (78.91 +/- 8.97 vs. 77.12 +/- 10.61 mmHg, p = 0.011). Prevalence of hypertension was statistically significantly more frequent in women (80.6% vs. 65.8%, p < 0.001). Hypertension still represents an important problem among hospitalized Croatian CHD patients. Its prevalence, unfortunately, continues to increase in this population, suggesting that there is still great potential for improvement of preventive cardiology standards and measures that have already been undertaken.

    Item Type: Article
    MeSH: Coronary Disease/physiopathology ; Croatia/epidemiology ; Female ; Hospitalization ; Humans ; Hypertension/epidemiology ; Male ; Prevalence
    Divisions: Katedra za internu medicinu
    Depositing User: Marijan Šember
    Status: Published
    Creators:
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    Vražić, Hrvoje
    Šikić, Jozica
    Lucijanić, Tomo
    Raguž, Miroslav
    Romić, Antica
    Jukić, Nediljko
    Grman, Janko
    Knežević, Aleksandar
    Ivanuša, Mario
    Bergovec, Mijo
    Date: January 2012
    Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2012 12:30
    Last Modified: 19 Mar 2012 12:30
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    URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/1541

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