Study: Blood pressure control poorer in blacks

02/8/2006 | Yahoo!

A study of 569 veterans, 59% white and 41% black, found that blacks were 70% more likely to have poor blood pressure control and 81% more likely not to stick to their medication regimen, compared to whites. The researchers concluded that improved compliance with treatment could help to close the racial gap between how well patients control high blood pressure.

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