Patients and Methods
Abbreviations:ACC/AHA (American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association), BP (blood pressure), BRFSS (behavioral risk factor surveillance system), CCB (calcium channel blockers), DBP (diastolic blood pressure), SBP (systolic blood pressure)
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Drs. Wozniak and Rakotz are employees of the American Medical Association, and Dr. Sanchez is an employee of the American Heart Association. The PCORI funding partially supported salaries (A. Chamberlain, R. Cooper-DeHoff, V. Fontil, K. Shaw, M. Smith, J. Todd, T. Carton, E. O’Brien, M. Faulkner Modrow, M. Pletcher) or consulting income (C. Maeztu).
Alanna M. Chamberlain, Rhonda M. Cooper-DeHoff, Ester Kim Nilles, Kathryn M. Shaw, Myra Smith, Feng Lin, Eric Vittinghoff, Mark J. Pletcher. Substantial contributions to conception or design of the work, or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work.
Alanna M. Chamberlain, Rhonda M. Cooper-DeHoff, Feng Lin, Eric Vittinghoff, Mark J. Pletcher. Drafting of the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content.
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