Tara Ballav Adhikari

May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal

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May Measurement Month 2018 : an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal. / Adhikari, Tara Ballav; Bhattarai, Harikrishna; Ranabhat, Kamal; Khanal, Pratik; Mishra, Shiva Raj; Koirala, Sweta; Pandey, Sadhna; Devkota, Surya; Gairhe, Milan; Dhamala, Bimala; Soti, Pabitra Babu; Paudel, Sandip; Lohani, Gunaraj; Koirala, Bhagawan; Beaney, Thomas; Ster, Anca Chis; Poulter, Neil R; Neupane, Dinesh.

I: European Heart Journal Supplements, Bind 22, Nr. Suppl H, 08.2020, s. H92-H95.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Adhikari, TB, Bhattarai, H, Ranabhat, K, Khanal, P, Mishra, SR, Koirala, S, Pandey, S, Devkota, S, Gairhe, M, Dhamala, B, Soti, PB, Paudel, S, Lohani, G, Koirala, B, Beaney, T, Ster, AC, Poulter, NR & Neupane, D 2020, 'May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal', European Heart Journal Supplements, bind 22, nr. Suppl H, s. H92-H95. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/suaa037

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Adhikari, T. B., Bhattarai, H., Ranabhat, K., Khanal, P., Mishra, S. R., Koirala, S., Pandey, S., Devkota, S., Gairhe, M., Dhamala, B., Soti, P. B., Paudel, S., Lohani, G., Koirala, B., Beaney, T., Ster, A. C., Poulter, N. R., & Neupane, D. (2020). May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal. European Heart Journal Supplements, 22(Suppl H), H92-H95. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/suaa037

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Adhikari TB, Bhattarai H, Ranabhat K, Khanal P, Mishra SR, Koirala S, Pandey S, Devkota S, Gairhe M, Dhamala B, Soti PB, Paudel S, Lohani G, Koirala B, Beaney T, Ster AC, Poulter NR, Neupane D. 2020. May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal. European Heart Journal Supplements. 22(Suppl H):H92-H95. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/suaa037

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Adhikari TB, Bhattarai H, Ranabhat K, Khanal P, Mishra SR, Koirala S o.a. May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal. European Heart Journal Supplements. 2020 aug;22(Suppl H):H92-H95. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/suaa037

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Adhikari, Tara Ballav ; Bhattarai, Harikrishna ; Ranabhat, Kamal ; Khanal, Pratik ; Mishra, Shiva Raj ; Koirala, Sweta ; Pandey, Sadhna ; Devkota, Surya ; Gairhe, Milan ; Dhamala, Bimala ; Soti, Pabitra Babu ; Paudel, Sandip ; Lohani, Gunaraj ; Koirala, Bhagawan ; Beaney, Thomas ; Ster, Anca Chis ; Poulter, Neil R ; Neupane, Dinesh. / May Measurement Month 2018 : an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal. I: European Heart Journal Supplements. 2020 ; Bind 22, Nr. Suppl H. s. H92-H95.

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title = "May Measurement Month 2018: an analysis of blood pressure screening results from Nepal",
abstract = "Raised blood pressure (BP) is a leading risk factor for mortality globally and in Nepal. May Measurement Month (MMM) is a global initiative aimed at screening for hypertension and raising awareness on high BP worldwide. This study provides the results of the 2018 MMM (MMM18) in Nepal. An opportunistic cross-sectional survey of volunteers aged ≥18 years was carried out in May 2018 nationwide. The standard MMM protocol was followed for BP measurement, the definition of hypertension, and statistical analysis. The campaign was publicized through various social media for recruiting volunteers and inviting participation. A total of 15 561 (58.7% male) from 35 districts of Nepal were screened in MMM18, of which 4 321 (27.8%) had hypertension. A total of 2 633 (19.0%) of 13 873 individuals who were not on antihypertensive treatment were found to be hypertensive. Of those on medication, 799 (47.4%) had uncontrolled BP. Systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) were significantly higher in people on antihypertensive treatment, smokers, and alcohol drinkers compared with those who were not on antihypertensive treatment, smokers, and alcohol drinkers, respectively. Likewise, SBP and DBP steadily increased across increasing body mass index categories. MMM18 was the largest BP screening campaign undertaken in Nepal. MMM has highlighted the importance of a periodic public health program at the national level to increase awareness on hypertension detection and control rate, and thus, the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.",
author = "Adhikari, {Tara Ballav} and Harikrishna Bhattarai and Kamal Ranabhat and Pratik Khanal and Mishra, {Shiva Raj} and Sweta Koirala and Sadhna Pandey and Surya Devkota and Milan Gairhe and Bimala Dhamala and Soti, {Pabitra Babu} and Sandip Paudel and Gunaraj Lohani and Bhagawan Koirala and Thomas Beaney and Ster, {Anca Chis} and Poulter, {Neil R} and Dinesh Neupane",
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RIS

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T1 - May Measurement Month 2018

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AU - Adhikari, Tara Ballav

AU - Bhattarai, Harikrishna

AU - Ranabhat, Kamal

AU - Khanal, Pratik

AU - Mishra, Shiva Raj

AU - Koirala, Sweta

AU - Pandey, Sadhna

AU - Devkota, Surya

AU - Gairhe, Milan

AU - Dhamala, Bimala

AU - Soti, Pabitra Babu

AU - Paudel, Sandip

AU - Lohani, Gunaraj

AU - Koirala, Bhagawan

AU - Beaney, Thomas

AU - Ster, Anca Chis

AU - Poulter, Neil R

AU - Neupane, Dinesh

N1 - Published on behalf of the European Society of Cardiology. © The Author(s) 2020.

PY - 2020/8

Y1 - 2020/8

N2 - Raised blood pressure (BP) is a leading risk factor for mortality globally and in Nepal. May Measurement Month (MMM) is a global initiative aimed at screening for hypertension and raising awareness on high BP worldwide. This study provides the results of the 2018 MMM (MMM18) in Nepal. An opportunistic cross-sectional survey of volunteers aged ≥18 years was carried out in May 2018 nationwide. The standard MMM protocol was followed for BP measurement, the definition of hypertension, and statistical analysis. The campaign was publicized through various social media for recruiting volunteers and inviting participation. A total of 15 561 (58.7% male) from 35 districts of Nepal were screened in MMM18, of which 4 321 (27.8%) had hypertension. A total of 2 633 (19.0%) of 13 873 individuals who were not on antihypertensive treatment were found to be hypertensive. Of those on medication, 799 (47.4%) had uncontrolled BP. Systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) were significantly higher in people on antihypertensive treatment, smokers, and alcohol drinkers compared with those who were not on antihypertensive treatment, smokers, and alcohol drinkers, respectively. Likewise, SBP and DBP steadily increased across increasing body mass index categories. MMM18 was the largest BP screening campaign undertaken in Nepal. MMM has highlighted the importance of a periodic public health program at the national level to increase awareness on hypertension detection and control rate, and thus, the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

AB - Raised blood pressure (BP) is a leading risk factor for mortality globally and in Nepal. May Measurement Month (MMM) is a global initiative aimed at screening for hypertension and raising awareness on high BP worldwide. This study provides the results of the 2018 MMM (MMM18) in Nepal. An opportunistic cross-sectional survey of volunteers aged ≥18 years was carried out in May 2018 nationwide. The standard MMM protocol was followed for BP measurement, the definition of hypertension, and statistical analysis. The campaign was publicized through various social media for recruiting volunteers and inviting participation. A total of 15 561 (58.7% male) from 35 districts of Nepal were screened in MMM18, of which 4 321 (27.8%) had hypertension. A total of 2 633 (19.0%) of 13 873 individuals who were not on antihypertensive treatment were found to be hypertensive. Of those on medication, 799 (47.4%) had uncontrolled BP. Systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) were significantly higher in people on antihypertensive treatment, smokers, and alcohol drinkers compared with those who were not on antihypertensive treatment, smokers, and alcohol drinkers, respectively. Likewise, SBP and DBP steadily increased across increasing body mass index categories. MMM18 was the largest BP screening campaign undertaken in Nepal. MMM has highlighted the importance of a periodic public health program at the national level to increase awareness on hypertension detection and control rate, and thus, the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

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DO - 10.1093/eurheartj/suaa037

M3 - Journal article

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VL - 22

SP - H92-H95

JO - European Heart Journal Supplements

JF - European Heart Journal Supplements

SN - 1554-2815

IS - Suppl H

ER -