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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 168739, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2010/168739
Research Article

Characteristics, Risk Factors, and Treatment Practices of Known Adult Hypertensive Patients in Saudi Arabia

1Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine-King Fahad Medical City, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2Non-Communicable Disease Department, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3Field Epidemiology Training Program, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Received 19 June 2010; Revised 24 November 2010; Accepted 28 December 2010

Academic Editor: Kazuomi Kario

Copyright © 2010 N. Al-Hamdan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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