Central European Journal of Sport Sciences and Medicine

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The Prevalence of Arterial Hypertension among Students of West Pomeranian Voivodeship

Authors: Danuta Umiastowska
Faculty of Physical Culture and Health Promotion, University of Szczecin, Poland

Hanna Żółtowska
Wojewódzki Zespół Szkół Policealnych Szczecin, Poland
Keywords: hypertension children adolescents
Year of publication:2015
Page range:6 (81-86)
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The research was carried out as part of the research project N N 404 260335 “The lifestyle of children and adolescents and their level of athleticism, fitness and somatic development” during Crampton test in 2633 students of elementary, secondary and high schools in West Pomeranian Voivodeship. 214 subjects, that is 8.1% of the whole group, were qualified for the group with the hypertension. The arterial hypertension was reported in 7.9% of girls and 8.4% of boys. The statistically significant dependencies between the prevalence of arterial hypertension and the size of metropolitan area where the children and adolescents live, as well as their sex were observed.
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