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dc.contributor.authorThompon, Ana Luz
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-28T01:53:43Z
dc.date.available2020-01-28T01:53:43Z
dc.date.issued2004-07
dc.identifier.urien
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10675.2/622961
dc.description.abstractThis study assessed the prevalence and severity of hypertension in a dental hygiene clinic. Records of 615 patients, treated by dental hygiene students during 2003, were reviewed. Data collected included systolic and diastolic blood pressure, presence of \ I diabetes and renal' disease, non-modifiers (race, gender, age), and modifiers (marital status, smoking habits, and occupation). According to the JNC7 Classification, 154 (25%) of the subjects had Normal blood pressure readings, 374 (60.8%) had Prehypertension, and 87 (14.1 %) had Stag~ 1 Hypertension. Statistical analysis showed a significant difference in the JNC7 Classification between groups when considering the non-modifier, race (p = .02), and the modifiers, smoking habits· (p = .03) and occupation (p = .01). A statistically significant difference in the JNC7 Classification existed between groups with diabetes (p = .00). Several recommendations were made to align the dental hygiene clinic policy for assessing and diagnosing hypertension with the 2003 JNC7 Classification.en_US
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dc.subjectHyperextensionen_US
dc.subjectJNC7 Classificationen_US
dc.titlePrevalence and severity of hypertension in a dental hygiene clinicen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US
dc.typeDissertationen
dc.contributor.departmentSchool of Graduate Studiesen_US
dc.description.advisorN/Aen_US
dc.description.degreeDoctor of Philosophyen_US
dc.description.committeeN/Aen_US
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