Urbanization and Hypertension among Zulu Adults. - urbanization and hypertension among zulu adults

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urbanization and hypertension among zulu adults - Urbanization and hypertension among Zulu adults.


In a study of a population sample of urban Zulu adults in Durban, South Africa, a high prevalence of hypertension was found [2]. However, in a rural Zulu community less hypertension has been reported [3, 4]. These contrasting findings suggested that among Zulu adults hypertension was a Cited by: 51. Hypertension, with systolic and diastolic pressures greater than 160 and 96 mm Hg, respectively, as recorded among Zulus, 240 women and 109 [in text 112] men, is tabulated in relation to percentage of life spent in town, 0 to 20% being of rural, 21 to 80% of intermediate and 81 to 100% of urban background. Nutritional state in the community has been reported (see Abst. 6054, Vol. 31).Cited by: 51.

" The correlates of hypertension were examined in a population sample of an urban Zulu community. Despite the high prevalence of hypertension in this community in comparison with that reported in a rural Zulu community, this study gave evidence of more hypertension among persons who had spent a shorter than among those who had spent a longer period of their lives in town.Cited by: 51. In a rural Zulu study of 987 the prevalence age corrected to the urban distribution was 9.4% (8.7% men, 10% women). Thus there was a pronounced difference between the prevalence of hypertension in the urban and rural Zulu (p less than 0.0005). There was an earlier onset of hypertension in the urban compared with the rural Zulu.

PDF | In a house-to-house study of 994 urban Zulus the prevalence of hypertension according to WHO criteria was 25% (23% men, 27% women). In a rural Zulu study of 987 the prevalence age corrected. The prevalence of hypertension in the urban Zulu. 5 Pages. The prevalence of hypertension in the urban Zulu. South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde. Yackoob K Seedat. Download with Google Download with Facebook or download with email.

PDF | In a random house-to-house study of 18000 urban Zulus the overall prevalence of essential hypertension was %25 (female 27%; males 23%). Women between the ages of . Sociocultural Factors in the Epidemiology of Zulu Hypertension. Norman A A preliminary report on the relation of sociocultural factors to hypertension among the Zulu. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1960 Dec Urbanization and hypertension among Zulu adults. J Chronic Dis. 1962 Jan; 15:67–70. Articles from American Journal of Public Health Cited by: 242.