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With 45%, Telangana ranks 2nd in hypertension

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:14 AM

he Telangana state has the second highest rate of high blood pressure in the country, with 39% men and 29% women are found to suffer from hypertension, according to the National Institute of Nutrition. The National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau of the NIN states that the prevalence of high blood pressure in the state is 45%. Over 14 crore people in India suffer from hypertension.
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1 In Every 8 Indians Has High Blood Pressure

Friday, May 11, 2018, 4:00 PM

The frequency of hypertension or high blood pressure has reached alarming levels among Indians, according to a recent preventive health programme conducted by the Union Health Ministry. The programme screened 22.5-million Indian adults in 100-districts of the country. This is a significant increase from the earlier statistics drawn up by the NFHS of 2-015-16, which put the figure at one in every 11 Indians.