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Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology
The Effect of Age and Sex on White-coat Hypertension [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1993; 21(3): 182-183

The Effect of Age and Sex on White-coat Hypertension

İstemi NALBANTGİL1, Bülent KILIÇCIOĞLU1, Remzi ÖNDER1, Bahar BOYDAK1, Ender TERZİOĞLU1, Mehmet İŞLER1

The incidence of "white-coat hypertension" was investigated by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in 300 hypertensive patients whose systolic blood pressure were between 140-160 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure were between 90-105 mmHg during the first office examination. The average incidence was 18 per cent, significantly higher in women (23.4 %) than men (12.5 %) in the same age groups. Though the incidence was similar in men of all ages, it was 26.4 % in women below 40 years of age and 20.9 % in women older than 40 years (p<0.05). Physicians should keep in mind the diagnosis of white-coat hypertension when hypertension is diagnosed during the first office examination.

Keywords: Hypertension, white coat hypertension

How to cite this article
İstemi NALBANTGİL, Bülent KILIÇCIOĞLU, Remzi ÖNDER, Bahar BOYDAK, Ender TERZİOĞLU, Mehmet İŞLER. The Effect of Age and Sex on White-coat Hypertension. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1993; 21(3): 182-183
Manuscript Language: Turkish


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