ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Study on Assessment of Cardiovascular risk factors in Our Population

    Dr. Jogi Bhaskar Patra, Dr. Nilesh Agrawal
    JCDR. 2016: 61-66


    Cardiovascular diseases (CVD; coronary artery, cerebrovascular, and peripheral vascular diseases) are a leading cause of mortality among middle aged and older adults in India,1 with current prevalence estimates of 10–12% in urban and 4–5% in rural adults.2 It is now well known that conventional risk factors (smoking, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, dyslipidemia, unhealthy diet, and reduced physical activity) together account for more than 95% of population-attributable risk for CVD, and novel risk factors have only a small contribution to make.3 These risk factors, attributed to a set of life-style changes are prevalent both in urban and rural India


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