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Data on relations between obstetrical parity and hypertension; data from the Health Examination Survey conducted in 1960 through 1962.
"Systolic and diastolic blood pressures were proportional by age up to age 55, after which a slight drop occurred in the case of diastolic. In comparable age groups there was no evidence to suggest that either parity or gravidity played a part in the etiology of cardiovascular hypertension."
Detailed tables and an appendix on statistical methods.
Parity and Hypertension.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:327. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-2-327_8
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(2):327.
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