Prevalence and Predictors of High Blood Pressure Among Women of Reproductive Age and Children Aged 10 to 14 Years in Guatemala
ORIGINAL RESEARCH — Volume 17 — July 23, 2020
Flowchart is stratified by demographic group (women aged 15–49 and children aged 10–14 years). Of 100 selected enumeration areas, 4 declined to participate. From 96 participating enumeration areas, 2,880 households were selected. Of these households, 456 declined to participate, and 2,424 households participated. From these households, 1,989 women aged 15-49 y were selected, and 1,312 children aged 6–14 y were selected. Of the 1,989 women selected, 248 were refusals or incompletes, and 1,741 participated. Then 114 were excluded because they were pregnant (n = 99) or had missing/unknown data on pregnancy status (n = 15), thus leaving 1,627 non-pregnant women aged 15–49 y. Finally, 445 women were excluded because of missing data on blood pressure (n = 118), anthropometry (n = 67), or other covariates (n = 260), leaving 1,182 non-pregnant women aged 15–49 y with complete information. Of the 1,312 children aged 6–14 y selected, 107 were refusals or incompletes, and 1,205 children aged 6–14 y participated; 561 children aged 6–9 y were excluded, leaving 644 children aged 10–14 y. Finally, 84 children were excluded because of implausible anthropometry (n = 4) or missing data on blood pressure (n = 51) or other covariates (n = 29), leaving 560 children aged 10–14 y with complete information.
Inclusion and exclusion criteria for a study on the prevalence and predictors of high blood pressure among children aged 10–14 years and non-pregnant women aged 15–49, Guatemala, 2017.
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