Background: Hypertension is a major public health problem in developing countries including Sri Lanka. Prevalence of hypertension in Sri Lanka in 2014 was 21.2%. Studies indicate that work related risk factors are causative agents in the development of hypertension and school teachers are more vulnerable to develop hypertension due to the above mentioned risks.
L.A.D.N.L.Wijayathunge, U.P.K.Hettiaratchi (2017); Assessment of knowledge and risk factors of hypertension among school teachers in a selected district in North Central Province of Sri Lanka;
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