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25% of the tourists who went to the Atlantic coast of Buenos Aires, he was diagnosed hypertension and 13 diabetes, according to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Health of the Province of Buenos Aires, said a statement.
The head of the provincial health portfolio, Alejandro Collie said that “we see once again that a good portion of our population live with risk factors for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the country, both males and women. “
Between 1 January and 15 February, a survey on health history and behaviors to 20,031 tourists came to the tents set up in Mar del Plata, Miramar, Villa Giselle, Panama, Mar de Ago and Santa Tersest under SAT (Tourist Assistance System).
24.4% had history of episodes of hypertension, while 13.4% replied that he had diabetes. A similar percentage, 13.5% said they had high cholesterol levels while 24.3% turned out to be a smoker.
Collie said: “This year we will redouble our efforts of prevention and health promotion for reporting on risk factors and create opportunities for physical activity counseling in the community.”