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How many nonpregnant young women get high blood pressure?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Depends on age -race

Prevelnce of premenopausal wonen with hypertension is less than men .
After age 55 they have similar to men with 30-40% in blacks and 20% in whites.After age 70 the prevalnce increases with up to 80-90% of the wonen having hypertension. Especially isolated systolic hypertension.

In brief: Depends on age -race

Prevelnce of premenopausal wonen with hypertension is less than men .
After age 55 they have similar to men with 30-40% in blacks and 20% in whites.After age 70 the prevalnce increases with up to 80-90% of the wonen having hypertension. Especially isolated systolic hypertension.
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