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Title: Coronary heart disease and associated risk factors in Qazvin: a population-based study
Authors: Fakhrzadeh, H.
Bandarian, F.
Adibi, H.
Samavat, T.
Malekafzali, H.
Hodjatzadeh, E.
Larijani, B.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: English
Abstract: In a cross-sectional study in Qazvin, Islamic Republic of Iran, 846 residents [425 men and 421 women] aged >/= 25 years were assessed for coronary heart disease and its associated risk factors comparing ischaemic and non-ischaemic groups. The age-adjusted prevalence of possible myocardial infarction, ischaemic ECG changes and angina pectoris were 4.2%, 36.8% and 2.2% respectively. There was no difference in the mean systolic and diastolic blood pressure and body mass index between ischaemic and non-ischaemic groups. There was a significant association between possible myocardial infarction and hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and smoking in women. There was also a significant association between ischaemic ECG changes and waist'hip ratio in women and between ischaemic ECG changes and hypertension in men
Description: 33-41
Keywords: Risk Factors
Diabetes Mellitus
Cross-Sectional Studies
Sex Factors
Questionnaires
Smoking
Obesity
Hypertension
Body Mass Index
Prevalence
Lipids
Subject: Coronary Artery Disease
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117405
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1401/14_1_2008_033_041.pdf
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