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Table 1 Characteristics of studies included in analysis

From: Disparities in hypertension among black Caribbean populations: a scoping review by the U.S. Caribbean Alliance for Health Disparities Research Group (USCAHDR)

Author Year Ethnic group (Location) Country Study Design Setting Disparity measure Theme
Agyemang 2010 South East Asian Indians vs. Afro-Caribbean in England and Netherlands United Kingdom, Netherlands Cross-sectional study Population-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN
Agyemang 2012 Caucasians and Afro-Caribbean United Kingdom Cross-sectional Population-based Age Prevalence of HTN
Baskar 2006 Afro-Caribbean vs. Caucasians vs. Indo-Asians United Kingdom Cross-sectional Population-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN and complications
Birns 2008 Caucasians vs. Black African origin United Kingdom Cross-sectional study Hospital based Ethnicity Complications from HTN
Chaturvedi 1993 European Whites vs. Afro-Caribbeans United Kingdom Cross-sectional Clinic-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN
Chaturvedi 2004 Afro-Caribbean vs. European (UK) United Kingdom Cross-sectional Community-clinic based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN complications
Conway 2003 Afro-Caribbean vs. European vs. South Asian United Kingdom Cross-sectional Hospital-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN and Atherosclerotic Vascular disease
Cooper 1997 West Africa (Nigeria and Cameroon) vs. Caribbean (Jamaica, St. Lucia, Barbados) vs. the U.S. (metropolitan Chicago, Illinois) U.S., Caribbean Cross-sectional Population-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN and its related risk factors
Cruickshank 2001 African (urban vs. rural) vs. Caucasian (urban vs. rural) United Kingdom, Jamaica Cross-sectional study Population-based Ethnicity, Geographic location Prevalence of HTN
Fang 1996 NE whites vs. South blacks vs. NE blacks vs. Caribbean blacks United States Cross-sectional Community-based Ethnicity, Geographic location, and Sex Mortality from HTN
Ferguson 2011 Caribbean blacks Jamaica Cross-sectional Community-based Sex, and Age Prevalence of HTN
Gulliford 2004 Afro-Trinidadian vs. Indo-Trinidadian vs. mixed vs. other Trinidad and Tobago Cross-sectional Community-based Socioeconomic Status and Sex Prevalence of HTN
Lane 2002 African-Caribbean vs. Caucasians vs. South-Asians United Kingdom Cross-sectional Population-based Age, Ethnicity, and Sex Prevalence of HTN
Markus 2007 Whites vs. Black individuals United Kingdom Cross-sectional Clinic-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN
Mendez 2003 Blacks Jamaica Cross-sectional Population-based Socioeconomic status, and Sex Prevalence of HTN
Miller 1996 African ancestry vs. African-European ancestry vs. Indian ancestry Trinidad and Tobago Cohort study Population-based Ethnicity and Sex; BMI Incidence of HTN
Molokhia 2000 Afro-Caribbean United Kingdom Cross-sectional Clinic-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN
Molokhia 2011 Afro-Caribbean Trinidad and Tobago Cohort study Population-based Sex Prevalence of HTN
Morris 2011 Black vs mixed Jamaica Cross sectional Population based Geographic location Prevalence of HTN
Sedgwick 2003 African blacks and Caribbean blacks United Kingdom Cross sectional Clinic-based Ethnicity Prevalence of HTN among persons with Diabetes
Stewart 2002 African-Caribbean United Kingdom Cross sectional Clinic-based (secondary data analysis) Socioeconomic status (education/school leaving age) Prevalence of HTN