5 Dec 2007

Survey of government workers in Northern Marianas shows most have high blood pressure

4:30 pm on 5 December 2007

Health screening of government employees in the Northern Marianas shows the majority have high blood pressure.

The Marianas Variety newspaper reports that of 30 participants from the governor's office, only three had normal blood pressure.

It says nineteen may be pre-hypertensive and eight may be hypertensive.