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Association of high blood pressure with body mass index, smoking and physical activity in healthy young adults.

Authors
  • Papathanasiou, George
  • Zerva, Efthimia
  • Zacharis, Ioannis
  • Papandreou, Maria
  • Papageorgiou, Effie
  • Tzima, Christina
  • Georgakopoulos, Dimitris
  • Evangelou, Angelos
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal
Publisher
Bentham Science
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
9
Pages
5–17
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2174/1874192401509010005
PMID: 25834651
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

BMI was significantly and directly associated with resting BP in both sexes. Smoking prevalence and PA status were not associated with BP in this sample of Greek young adults.

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