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A Study on Cardio Vascular Risk Factor Profile of Medical Students in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Central Kerala

  title={A Study on Cardio Vascular Risk Factor Profile of Medical Students in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Central Kerala},
  author={Simmy Toc Kurian and D ManjulaV. and Annamma and Jaimol Zakariah},
  journal={The Journal of medical research},
Background: Life style related behavioural risk factors are attributed for increased burden of cardio- vascular diseases. Research related to these risk behaviours among medical students is essential, considering their role as future physicians. Objectives: To estimate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, association between risk factors and gender and correlation between anthropometric parameters and lipid profile and blood pressure among first year students. Methods: A cross… 

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