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Heritability of ambulatory and office blood pressure in the Swiss population

Published inJournal of hypertension, vol. 33, no. 10, p. 2061-2067
Publication date2015
Abstract

Blood pressure (BP) is known to aggregate in families. Yet, heritability estimates are population-specific and no Swiss data have been published so far. We estimated the heritability of ambulatory and office BP in a Swiss population-based sample.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Blood Pressure/genetics
  • Blood Pressure Determination
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension/epidemiology/genetics
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
  • White Coat Hypertension/epidemiology/genetics
Citation (ISO format)
ALWAN, Heba et al. Heritability of ambulatory and office blood pressure in the Swiss population. In: Journal of hypertension, 2015, vol. 33, n° 10, p. 2061–2067. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000681
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