Health risk factors and the incidence of hypertension: 4-year prospective findings from a national cohort of 60 569 Thai Open University students

Prasutr Thawornchaisit, Ferdinandus J de Looze, Christopher Michael Reid, Sam-ang Seubsman, Adrian Sleigh, Jaruwan Chokhanapitak, Suttanit Hounthasarn, Suwanee Khamman, Daoruang Pandee, Suttinan Pangsap, Tippawan Prapamontol, Janya Puengson, Boonchai Somboonsook, Nintita Sripaiboonkij, Pathumvadee Somsamai, Duangkae Vilainerun, Wanee Wimonwattanaphan, Cha-aim Pachanee, Arunrat Tangmunkongvorakul, Benjawan TawatsupaWimalin Rimpeekool, Chris Bain, Emily Banks, Cathy Banwell, Bruce Caldwell, Gordon Carmichael, Tarie Dellora, Jane Dixon, Sharon Friel, David Harley, Matthew Kelly, Tord Kjellstrom, Lynette Lim, Anthony McMichael, Tanya Mark, Lyndall Strazdins, Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan, Susan Jordan, Janneke Berecki-Gisolf, Roderick John McClure

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Abstract

This study evaluates the impact of a number of demographic, biological, behavioural and lifestyle health risk factors on the incidence of hypertension in Thailand over a 4-year period.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 10
Number of pages10
JournalBMJ Open
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Thawornchaisit, P., de Looze, F. J., Reid, C. M., Seubsman, S., Sleigh, A., Chokhanapitak, J., Hounthasarn, S., Khamman, S., Pandee, D., Pangsap, S., Prapamontol, T., Puengson, J., Somboonsook, B., Sripaiboonkij, N., Somsamai, P., Vilainerun, D., Wimonwattanaphan, W., Pachanee, C., Tangmunkongvorakul, A., ... McClure, R. J. (2013). Health risk factors and the incidence of hypertension: 4-year prospective findings from a national cohort of 60 569 Thai Open University students. BMJ Open, 3(6), 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002826