blood pressure (BP)
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Lancet. 2002 Dec 14;360(9349):1903-13 Meta-Analysis
IN hypertension, primary, elder people, epidemiology The Use of
blood pressure (BP)
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
no comparison
To predict, at all ages, risk of cardiovascular event and death (both cardiovascular and overall): going up from BP 115/75 mmHg, there is a continuous (non-linear) correlation between BP and cardiovascular risk, at all ages.