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Anthropometry and Blood Pressure Changes in a Caribbean Adolescent Population of African Ancestry: An Evaluation of Longitudinal Data Using a Multilevel Mixed Regression Approach

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Doi:10.7727/wimj.2012.002
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674–83
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The effect of anthropometry on longitudinal blood pressure changes was evaluated and compared to similar estimates generated from cross-sectional data from the same population. Findings suggest that anthropometry is an important covariate of blood pressure changes during adolescence and that age-related mean blood pressure changes from longitudinal data were similar to those generated by cross-sectional data.

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of growth pattern on blood pressure changes in an adolescent population of African ancestry based on longitudinal data and to compare this with estimates derived from cross-sectional data.

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e-Published: 01 Mar, 2013

Evaluation and Management of Hypertension in the Elderly

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10.7727/wimj.2012.063

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e-Published: 21 Feb, 2013

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Anthropometry and Blood Pressure Changes in a Caribbean Adolescent Population of African Ancestry. An Evaluation of Longitudinal Data Using a Multilevel Mixed Regression Approach

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.002

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of growth pattern on blood pressure changes in an adolescent population of African ancestry based on longitudinal data and to compare this with estimates derived from cross-sectional data.

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e-Published: 15 Feb, 2013

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Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome in Patients Presenting to the University Hospital of the West Indies: A Need to Adopt Proactive Screening and Specific Management Policy

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.220
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802–8
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The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a group of adult psychiatric patients at the University Hospital of the West Indies was 28.9% and could represent a pathway to the future development of Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. Screening and continuous monitoring will allow for early intervention and possibly prevention of increased morbidity and mortality in this vulnerable population.

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e-Published: 21 Jan, 2013

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