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AuthorBener, A.
AuthorAl Suwaidi, J.
AuthorGhaffar, A.
Available date2015-11-05T06:57:46Z
Publication Date2005
Publication NameEuropean Journal of Heart Failure
Identifierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2004.04.021
CitationBener, A., Al Suwaidi, J. and Ghaffar, A. (2005), Is hypertension a predictor for heart failure? A cross cultural comparison over a 10-year period. European Journal of Heart Failure, 7:784-786
ISSN1388-9842
ISSN1879-0844 (online)
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/3631
AbstractThis was a retrospective cohort study to assess the effect of hypertension (HTN) among Qatari and Asian patients admitted to the Hamad General Hospital in Qatar with heart failure (HF) and to identify risk factors that contribute to the development of HF in HTN patients in the State of Qatar. A total of 20,856 patients were treated during the 10-year period; 8446 were Qataris and 60% were male. Among the total Qatari patients admitted with HF (n = 2342), 52.4% had HTN. The incidence of HTN was slightly higher in males than in females (50.4 vs. 49.6%; p <0.001). Significantly more HTN patients had diabetes mellitus (DM) (p <0.001) and hypercholesterolemia (p <0.001). There was also a significant difference between Qatari and Asian HTN patients in respect of their age (p <0.001) and gender (p <0.001). Qatari hypertensive patients were more likely to have DM (p <0.001). HTN and DM were the most common risk factors for HF.
Languageen
PublisherElsevier B.V.
SubjectEpidemiology
SubjectHypertension
SubjectHeart failure
SubjectEthnicity
SubjectMortality
SubjectMorbidity
TitleIs hypertension a predictor for heart failure? A cross cultural comparison over a 10-year period
TypeArticle
Issue Number5
Volume Number7


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