Figure 9

Figure 9

Ischemic heart disease mortality rate in each decade of age versus usual blood pressure at the start of that decade

IHD, ischemic heart disease

Source: Reprinted with permission from Elsevier. Lewington S, et al. Age-specific relevance of usual blood pressure to vascular mortality: A meta-analysis of individual data for one million adults in 61 prospective studies. (The Lancet 2002:360:1903–13).

From: Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk

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