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From: Antihypertensive medication versus health promotion for improving metabolic syndrome in preventing cardiovascular events: a success rate-oriented simulation study

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Relationship between systolic blood pressure (SBP) and cardiovascular event rate (IR CVD ). IRCVD = 1 l exp ( S B P m k ) . The thick black, thin black, and thick gray lines represent k = 20, 30, and 40, respectively, where l = 100 and m = 140. For example, when k = 20, the IRCVD is 0.0036/year, 0.01/year, and approximately 0.027/year when SBP is 120, 140, and 160 mm Hg, respectively, and corresponds to a moderate risk in the Japanese Society of Hypertension 2009 guidelines.

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