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High Blood Pressure, an epidemic inadequately diagnosed and poorly controlled

High Blood Pressure, an epidemic inadequately diagnosed and poorly controlled: A community-based survey in Kinondoni District, Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Population ageing, rapid urbanization and unhealthy lifestyles continue to transform global health. The prevalence of hypertension which currently affects over a billion people globally is rapidly increasing while the rates of its awareness, treatment and control remain low especially in developing nations. We aimed to determine the prevalence, awareness, control and associated factors for hypertension among residents of the largest district in Dar es Salaam.

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