Hypertension Basics Quiz
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Hypertension Basics Quiz

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What is the definition of hypertension in adults?

Sustained systolic blood pressure of 140 mmHg or greater and/or a sustained diastolic blood pressure of 90 mmHg or greater

What is the most common type of hypertension?

Primary/essential hypertension

What is the difference between diastolic and systolic pressures called?

Pulse pressure

How is mean arterial pressure roughly defined?

<p>Sum of the diastolic pressure plus one-third the pulse pressure</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are some factors often associated with primary/essential hypertension?

<p>Smoking, obesity, lipid problems, and diabetes</p> Signup and view all the answers

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