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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2015, Article ID 975819, 5 pages
Research Article

Prevalence of Hypertension in Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria: Rural versus Urban Communities Study

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo 520271, Nigeria

Received 1 March 2015; Revised 21 May 2015; Accepted 25 May 2015

Academic Editor: Francesco Cappuccio

Copyright © 2015 Effiong Ekong Akpan 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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