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Title: Prevalence of coronary heart disease among Tehran adults: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
Authors: Hadaegh, F.
Harati, H.
Ghanbarian, A.
Azizi, F.
Issue Date: 2009
Language: English
Abstract: This study is the first report on the prevalence of coronary heart disease [CHD] and its associated risk factors in adult residents of Tehran. Standard supine ECG data were collected for 5984 men and women aged > /= 30 years and coded by Minnesota criteria. All major cardiovascular risk factors were also measured. Based on Rose angina, self-reported history of CHD or ECG-defined CHD, the aged-adjusted prevalence of CHD was 21.8% [22.3% in women and 18.8% in men]. Variables independently associated with CHD were female sex, age, systolic blood pressure, 2-hour postprandial glucose, body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio and LDL/HDL cholesterol ratio
Description: 157-166
Keywords: Prevalence
Risk Factors
Sex Factors
Age Factors
Blood Pressure
Body Mass Index
Waist-Hip Ratio
Blood Glucose
Subject: Coronary Disease
ISSN: 1020-3397
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