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Title: Awareness, treatment and control of hypertension, dyslipidaemia and diabetes mellitus in an Iranian population: the IHHP study
Authors: Shirani, S.
Kelishadi, R.
Sarrafzadegan, N.
Khosravi, A.
Sadri, Gh.
Amani, A.
Heidari, S.
Ramezani, M.A.
Issue Date: 2009
Language: English
Abstract: We used data from the baseline survey from the Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme to determine the prevalence of hypertension, dyslipidaemia and diabetes among a representative samples of 12 514 adults living in 3 cities in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The prevalence of hypertension, dyslipidaemia and diabetes was 17.3%, 66.3% and 5.6% respectively. Awareness, treatment and control of hypertension were 40.3%, 35.3%, and 9.1% respectively. The rates for dyslipidaemia were 14.4%, 7.1% and 6.5% respectively, and 54.6% of diabetics were aware of their disease and 46.2% were under treatment
Description: 1455-1463
Keywords: Dyslipidemias
Diabetes Mellitus
Risk Factors
Subject: Hypertension
ISSN: 1020-3397
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