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dc.contributorTaha, A.Z.EN
dc.contributorBella, H.EN
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T09:38:32Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T09:38:32Z
dc.date.issued1998EN
dc.identifier.issn1020-3397EN
dc.identifier.otherhttp://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0402/emhj_1998_4_2_293_300.pdfEN
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118117
dc.description293-300EN
dc.description.abstractThe prevalence and knowledge of coronary heart disease risk factors among persons attending South-west Thogbah primary health care centre were assessed. A random sample of 227 male and female Saudi attendees aged > / = 18 years was assessed. The prevalent risk factors were diabetes mellitus [‎28.2%]‎, obesity [‎37.9%]‎ and lack of physical exercise [‎68.3%]‎. Diabetes mellitus was the most prevalent risk factor among males [‎55.6%]‎, while obesity was the main one among females [‎42.3%]‎. Less than half of the sample knew about the risk factors and preventive measures. Knowledge of risk factors and prevention was significantly associated with educational level [‎P < 0.001]‎EN
dc.language.isoenEN
dc.subjectRisk FactorsEN
dc.subjectPrimary Health CareEN
dc.subjectPrevalenceEN
dc.subjectExerciseEN
dc.subjectDiabetes MellitusEN
dc.subject.meshHeart DiseasesEN
dc.titleHeart disease risk factors: prevalence and knowledge in a primary care setting, Audi ArabiaEN
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 4 (‎2)‎, 293-300, 1998


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