Quantifying unmet need for hypertension care in South Africa through a care cascade: evidence from the SANHANES, 2011-2012

By Kaitlyn M Berry, Whadi-ah Parker, Zandile J Mchiza, Ronel Sewpaul, Demetre Labadarios  Sydney Rosen  Andrew Stokes  |  | 

Hypertension has become a major cause of morbidity and premature mortality in South Africa, but population-wide estimates of prevalence and access to care are scarce. Using data from the South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2011–2012), this analysis evaluates the national prevalence of hypertension and uses a care cascade to examine unmet need for care.

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BMJ Global Health