Prevalence and distribution of cardiovascular risk factors in an urban industrial population in south India: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Kaur2007PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and distribution of cardiovascular risk factors in an urban industrial population in south India: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Prabhdeep Kaur and T. Naga Venkata Chandra Sekhara rao and Suresh Sankarasubbaiyan and Ajay Narayanan and Radhakrishnan Ezhil and Sudha Ramachandra Rao and Mohan Digamber Gupte},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2007},
  volume={55},
  pages={771-6}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are leading cause of death in developing countries including India. The huge burden of CVD in Indian subcontinent is the consequence of the large population and high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. This study was done to determine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in two industrial units in Chennai, India. METHODS Survey of behavioural risk factors using structured questionnaires and anthropometric measurements were done for the… CONTINUE READING