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Sociologyhealthmed8 - Stephen Hansell Ph.D Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research http/sakai.rutgers.edu shansell@rci.rutgers.edu

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Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research http://sakai.rutgers.edu shansell@rci.rutgers.edu 609-203-2830
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EXAM Monday 10/5 9:50-11:10 Bring Pencils You must know your RUID
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Class 8 More Epidemiology
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I. Epidemiology of high blood pressure (BP) A. Basic Facts 1. Silent Killer A. Group differences in high blood pressure 1. Blacks, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban and Mexican Americans tend to have higher BP 1. Lower education and income are associated with higher BP
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A. High blood pressure is a disease of modern society 1. Stage 1 of human life a. Hunter-gatherer - undisrupted society 1. Stage 2 a. Agriculture - disrupted peasant societies 1. Stage 3 a. Modern complex societies - industrial, service based
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I. Hypotheses about causes of essential hypertension A. Salt consumption 1. Moderns eat more salt than hunter-gatherers A. Genetic transmission 1. High BP is 20% genetic A. Stress 1. Hypertension is more common in modern, complex society
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A. Disadvantages of modern life
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 210 taught by Professor Hansell during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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Sociologyhealthmed8 - Stephen Hansell Ph.D Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research http/sakai.rutgers.edu shansell@rci.rutgers.edu

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