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HTN in Peru 2012 DHS [message #16831] Thu, 07 March 2019 10:36
jackieseiglie is currently offline  jackieseiglie
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Dear DHS, I am working in a project looking at health system performance for HTN in low- and middle- income countries. We have accessed the 2012 Peru DHS data but have a few questions regarding sample selection and hypertension measurements:

-Eligibility criteria for survey participation (the report states that only women ages 15-49 were interviewed but the sample includes both women and men ages 40-96 years)
-Eligibility criteria for BP measurements (were BP measurements done on all people interviewed or only a subset?) If only a subset, how was this selected?
-Were households revisited if no one was there and/or not all eligible household members were present at the time
-How were BP measurements done? How many measurements and how many minutes in between each reading?

Thank you very much
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