Researchers have found that hypertension develops in three out of four black people in the US by the age of 55 -- a higher rate than in either white men or women. The lead researcher of the study, which has been published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, said differences between blacks and whites started to emerge by the age of 30.
Study: 75% of US blacks have hypertension by age 55
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