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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2014, Article ID 515297, 7 pages
Research Article

Variations in Aging, Gender, Menopause, and Obesity and Their Effects on Hypertension in Taiwan

1Public Health Bureau of Miaoli County Government, No. 6, Guofu Road, Miaoli City, Miaoli County 360, Taiwan
2Department of Healthcare Administration, College of Medical and Health Science, Asia University, No. 500, Lioufeng Road, Wufeng, Taichung 413, Taiwan
3Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, No. 155, Section 2, Li-Nong Street, Taipei 112, Taiwan
4School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, No. 161, Section 6, Minquan E. Road, Neihu District, Taipei 114, Taiwan

Received 8 July 2014; Revised 11 October 2014; Accepted 13 October 2014; Published 10 November 2014

Academic Editor: Claudio Borghi

Copyright © 2014 Shu C. Chen 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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