Prevalence and risk factors for hypertension and association with ethnicity in Nigeria: results from a national survey.

CONCLUSIONS: The high prevalence of hypertension in Nigeria is a cause for concern and suggests that it is inevitable that the impact of hypertension-related ill health is imminent, with the accompanying financial and societal costs to families and the state of Nigeria.
PMID: 24042732 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] (Source: Cardiovascular Journal of Africa)