Charles Agyemang

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rural and urban differences in blood pressure and hypertension in Ghana, West Africa
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 120:525-33. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Does the white-coat effect in people of African and South Asian descent differ from that in White people of European origin? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Blood Press Monit 10:243-8. 2005
  3. pmc Blood pressure patterns in rural, semi-urban and urban children in the Ashanti region of Ghana, West Africa
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 5:114. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Does nocturnal blood pressure fall in people of African and South Asian descent differ from that in European white populations? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:913-20. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Is the blood pressure of people from African origin adults in the UK higher or lower than that in European origin white people? A review of cross-sectional data
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Hypertens 17:523-34. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity of the single-item question on self-rated health status in first generation Turkish and Moroccans versus native Dutch in the Netherlands
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 120:543-50. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension among Black Surinamese, South Asian Surinamese and White Dutch in Amsterdam, The Netherlands: the SUNSET study
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:1971-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and management of hypertension among Turkish, Moroccan and native Dutch ethnic groups in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: The Amsterdam Health Monitor Survey
    Charles Agyemang
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 24:2169-76. 2006
  9. pmc Ethnic differences in the effect of environmental stressors on blood pressure and hypertension in the Netherlands
    Charles Agyemang
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:118. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Prehypertension in the Ashanti region of Ghana, West Africa: an opportunity for early prevention of clinical hypertension
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 122:19-24. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Rural and urban differences in blood pressure and hypertension in Ghana, West Africa
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 120:525-33. 2006
    ..Hypertension, once rare in traditional African societies, is rapidly becoming a major public health problem...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does the white-coat effect in people of African and South Asian descent differ from that in White people of European origin? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Blood Press Monit 10:243-8. 2005
    ..To assess whether the white-coat effect in people of African (Blacks) and South Asian descent differs from that of people of European origin (Whites), and if so, whether this explains demonstrated ethnic variations in blood pressure...
  3. pmc Blood pressure patterns in rural, semi-urban and urban children in the Ashanti region of Ghana, West Africa
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 5:114. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Does nocturnal blood pressure fall in people of African and South Asian descent differ from that in European white populations? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:913-20. 2005
    ..To assess whether nocturnal blood pressure fall in people of African (Black) and South Asian descent differs from that of the European origin white populations (White)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is the blood pressure of people from African origin adults in the UK higher or lower than that in European origin white people? A review of cross-sectional data
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Hypertens 17:523-34. 2003
    ..Variations in study methods, size and body composition, and in the mix of Afro-Caribbean and West African groups explain much of the inconsistent results in the UK studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity of the single-item question on self-rated health status in first generation Turkish and Moroccans versus native Dutch in the Netherlands
    Charles Agyemang
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 120:543-50. 2006
    ..It is unclear whether ethnic minority groups in the Netherlands attach the same meaning to the single-item question as the native Dutch people do...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension among Black Surinamese, South Asian Surinamese and White Dutch in Amsterdam, The Netherlands: the SUNSET study
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Hypertens 23:1971-7. 2005
    ..To assess ethnic differences in prevalence, levels of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among Dutch ethnic groups and to determine whether these differences are consistent with the UK findings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and management of hypertension among Turkish, Moroccan and native Dutch ethnic groups in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: The Amsterdam Health Monitor Survey
    Charles Agyemang
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 24:2169-76. 2006
    ..To assess ethnic differences in the prevalence and management of hypertension among Turkish, Moroccan and native Dutch ethnic groups in Amsterdam, the Netherlands...
  9. pmc Ethnic differences in the effect of environmental stressors on blood pressure and hypertension in the Netherlands
    Charles Agyemang
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:118. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Prehypertension in the Ashanti region of Ghana, West Africa: an opportunity for early prevention of clinical hypertension
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 122:19-24. 2008
    ..To assess prehypertension among Ghanaian adults in the Ashanti region of Ghana, West Africa...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of microalbuminuria and its association with pulse pressure in a multi-ethnic population in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The SUNSET Study
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Kidney Blood Press Res 31:38-46. 2008
    ..Studies on ethnic differences in microalbuminuria have shown inconsistent results. It is unclear whether the relationship of PP with microalbuminuria differs between ethnic groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of prehypertension among African Surinamese, Hindustani Surinamese, and White Dutch in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: the SUNSET study
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:775-81. 2007
    ..Little is known about ethnic differences in prehypertension in Europe. We aimed to assess these ethnic differences and to determine the factors associated with prehypertension in Amsterdam, the Netherlands...
  13. doi request reprint How Ghanaian, African-Surinamese and Dutch patients perceive and manage antihypertensive drug treatment: a qualitative study
    Erik J A J Beune
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 26:648-56. 2008
    ..To explore and compare how Ghanaian, African-Surinamese (Surinamese), and White-Dutch patients perceive and manage antihypertensive drug treatment in Amsterdam, the Netherlands...
  14. pmc The association of neighbourhood psychosocial stressors and self-rated health in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1042-9. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in diabetes
    Charles Agyemang
    Lancet 369:1256-7. 2007
  16. doi request reprint The Manchester children's growth and vascular health study
    Charles Agyemang
    J Hypertens 26:2249. 2008