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Measure: Blood Pressure (Adult/Primary)   #040300

Definition: Measure to assess respondent's blood pressure.

Purpose: Blood pressure is used to assess the risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, and kidney failure.


Keywords: Blood pressure, BP, hypertension, systolic, diastolic, personal history, metabolic syndrome,Cardiovascular, heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure, Hypertension, Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults, CARDIA, Framingham Heart Study, FHS, British Hypertension Society, BHS, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, AAMI, International Protocol of the European Society of Hypertension

Measure Release Date: September 9, 2009

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