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Term: Hypertension Incidence

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2020-04-28


The number of new cases of hypertension (high blood pressure) among residents age 19 and older per 100 person-years at risk.

Please see the Hypertension - Measuring Prevalence concept for more information on how hypertension is defined, including the ICD codes and hypertension drugs that identify this condition.

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  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Bailly A, Allegro E. The 2013 RHA Indicators Atlas. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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