Hypertension – Rising with Increasing Obesity and Population Growth

(WSMV) — Introduction

In this analysis, Datamonitor estimates that there were a total of 210 million cases of hypertension in 2010 in the seven major markets (the US, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK). Prevalence rates for hypertension are expected to grow as a result of increased obesity, sedentary lifestyles, and an increase in the aging population.

Features and benefits

* Gain insight into market potential, including a robust 10-year epidemiology forecast of prevalent hypertension cases.* Understand the key epidemiologic risk factors associated with hypertension.


Datamonitor expects an increase in hypertension cases through to 2020 in the seven major markets as a result of population growth and rising obesity levels.Cardiovascular disorders have severe health implications and increase acute events such as myocardial infarction and stroke.

Your key questions answered

* What are the most robust epidemiologic studies/databases for hypertension prevalence data?* How will the patient population change through to 2020 in the US, Japan, and the five major EU markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK)?* How do changes in population structure and risk factors affect the trend in prevalent hypertension cases?


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