Poorer, less educated youth more prone to hypertension


According to HealthDay, young American adults with low incomes and less education are at increased risk for high blood pressure, a new study finds. In the United States, nearly one in five young adults 24 to 32 years old has high blood pressure. To help determine why, Duke University Medical Center researchers examined data from more than 14,000 young adults participating in the 2008 National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health.
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