Pay may predict blood pressure risk, study finds

01/8/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com

In a study of wages, earning twice as much was associated with a 16% reduction in the likelihood of hypertension, according to a report in the European Journal of Public Health. Workers with the lowest pay, particularly women and adults aged 25 to 44, were more likely to have an elevated blood pressure than high earners, researchers at the University of California, Davis found.

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