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OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine and compare the prevalence of coronary artery disease and coronary risk factors in both a rural and an urban population of Moradabad in north India. DESIGN AND SETTING A cross-sectional survey of two randomly selected villages from the Moradabad district and 20 randomly selected streets in the city of(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the association of socio-economic status with prevalence of coronary artery disease and coronary risk factors. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross-sectional survey in two randomly selected villages in the Moradabad district in North India. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven subjects (894 males and 875 females;(More)
In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial, the effects of treatment with fish oil (eicosapentaenoic acid, 1.08 g/day) and mustard oil (alpha-linolenic acid, 2.9 g/day) were compared for 1 year in the management of 122 patients (fish oil, group A), 120 patients (mustard oil, group B), and 118 patients (placebo, group C) with suspected acute myocardial(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine age-specific prevalence of hypertension and blood pressure (BP) levels in relation to diet and lifestyle factors in North Indians. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross-sectional survey in 20 randomly selected streets in Moradabad, North India. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 1806 subjects from North India (904 males and 902 females) age(More)
To determine the association of socio-economic status (SES) and prevalence of hypertension and its risk factors in a rural population, a cross sectional survey was conducted in two randomly selected villages in the Moradabad district in North India. There were 1935 residents aged over 25 (984 men and 951 women) who were randomly selected and categorised(More)
These cross-sectional surveys included 1769 rural (894 men and 875 women) and 1806 urban (904 men and 902 women) randomly selected subjects between 25-64 years of age from Moradabad in North India. The total prevalence of coronary artery disease based on clinical history and electrocardiogram was significantly higher in urban compared to rural men (11.0 vs.(More)
Coenzyme Q10 or ubiquinone normally present in many plant and animal cells is an antioxidant. Coenzyme Q10 deficiency has been observed in patients with congestive heart failure, angina pectoris, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, hypertension, mitral valve prolapse and after coronary revascularization. Coenzyme Q10 is involved in the synthesis of ATP(More)
Cross-sectional survey was conducted among 1806 subjects (904 men and 902 women) between 25-64 years of age. The survey instruments were questionnaires according to guidelines of WHO and other Indian studies and based on scores of various attributes of tobacco and alcohol consumption. All subjects with tobacco and alcohol consumption were classified(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the association of trace elements and magnesium with risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) in rural and urban populations of India. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross-sectional surveys on the randomly selected municipal streets in Moradabad city and one village in Moradabad tahsil in North India. SUBJECTS AND METHODS There were 162 rural(More)
OBJECTIVE To test whether a fat modified and fruit and vegetable enriched diet in conjunction with moderate physical activity reduces the cardiac event rate in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and its risk factors in an urban setting in India. SUBJECTS AND METHODS 480 patients either with CAD or with risk factors. Those with definite or(More)