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Abstract

TREND IN RISK OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (CAD) AMONG ADULTS IN AHVAZ CITY, IRAN

Ahmadreza AssarehMD 1, Maria Cheraghi PhD 2,3*

1Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
2Public Health Department, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
3Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

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The aim of this study was examine the trend in risk of coronary artery Disease (CAD) consider age-differencein the hospitals of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical Sciences. Methods: we had invited 317 patients in 2003 and 333 patients in 2012 with coronary artery disease (CAD) and candidates for angioplasty at hospitals of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical Sciences in Ahvaz city, Iran. Data has entered and analyzed by SPSS (version 21), and using descriptive statistic test. Results:The results of this study has shown that prevalence of risk factors except smoking almost has increase in female than male in 2003 as well as 2012, also the data has shown most of risk factors has come down except of diabetes. Conclusion: This data has shown that prevalence of diabetes in coronary artery Disease (CAD) patients has increased from 2003 to 2012, so it may require urgent decision making to national control program of non-communication disease in Iran.

Keywords: Coronary Artery Disease, Risk factors, Trend, Iran.


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