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The Prevalence of Elevated Blood Pressure in Adolescents in Nassau, The Bahamas

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.114
Pages: 
17–22
Synopsis: 
The estimated prevalence of elevated blood pressure in Bahamian adolescents is relatively high. The prevalence of 8.9% is comparable to those in the region. Researchers advise yearly screening in reducing the cardiovascular disease risk profile.
 ABSTRACT
 
Objective: To determine the prevalence of elevated blood pressure (EBP) in Bahamian adolescents.
 
Accepted: 
18 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 28 Apr, 2015

Child Abuse: A Common Problem in Curaçao?

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.028
Pages: 
127–34
Synopsis: 
Child abuse, particularly physical abuse, is common in Curaçao. We investigated, through a questionnaire survey, the prevalence of child abuse among secondary/high school students in Curaçao.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To assess the prevalence of child abuse among high school students in Curaçao.

Accepted: 
31 Aug, 2012
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e-Published: 16 May, 2013
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