Rate of Hypertension in Vietnam

High blood pressure is reaching epidemic proportions worldwide. I knew this was true but I recently saw a a study that really brought it home. It reported that in 1960 less than 1.5% of the adult population in Vietnam had high blood pressure. Today that rate is over 25% and climbing.

You can find more in this report here:

http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/social-issues/231215/quarter-of-adults-have-high-blood-pressure.html

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