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Changes in blood pressure control over 2 decades among US adults with high blood pressure

JAMA

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What The Study Did: National survey data were used to examine how blood pressure control changed overall among U.S. adults with high blood pressure between 1999-2000 and 2017-2018 and by age, race, insurance type and access to health care.

Authors: Paul Muntner, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.14545)

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