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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2016, Article ID 5639146, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5639146
Research Article

Hypertension, an Emerging Problem in Rural Cameroon: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Control

1Ako District Hospital, North West Region, Cameroon
2Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
3Orthopaedics Department, Southend University Hospital, Essex, UK
4Health and Human Development (2HD) Research Group, Douala, Cameroon
5Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon
6College of Medicine, Madonna University Nigeria, Rivers State, Nigeria

Received 18 September 2016; Accepted 15 November 2016

Academic Editor: John M. Flack

Copyright © 2016 Walters Tabi Arrey 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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