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A recent study release claims that nearly 60% of people in the US have blood pressure high enough to put them at risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney problems. This figure is made up of 27% with hypertension and 31% with prehypertension. The risk increased in African Americans, and people who were obese or over 60 years old.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Chicago Sun Times
About: 60 percent of Americans at risk of serious health problems due to hypertension
Date: 26 October 2004
Source: Chicago Sun Times
Author: Jim Ritter
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