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Turkey Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension Study 2003

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
TÜRK HİPERTANSİYON PREVALANS ÇALIŞMASI (PatenT)
Geography 
Turkey (TUR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
06/2003 - 11/2003
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Turkey Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension (PatenT) Study was an epidemiological survey to determine the distribution of blood pressure and the prevalence and treatment of hypertension. The survey used a two-stage stratified sampling technique to obtain a sample of the adult population over 18 years of age. Physicians interviewed 4,992 participants in their homes. Blood pressure measurements were taken at the beginning, middle, and end of the interview.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Omega Contract Research Organization, Turkish Society of Hypertension and Renal Diseases. Turkey Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension Study 2003. Ankara, Turkey: Turkish Society of Hypertension and Renal Diseases.