Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the Middle East: a systematic review.

@article{Motlagh2009PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the Middle East: a systematic review.},
  author={B. Vaqari Motlagh and MARTIN W. O'DONNELL and Salim Yusuf},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={268-80}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of key cardiovascular risk factors in the Middle East region. We conducted a systematic review of the literature through searches in the MEDLINE/PubMed and PARLINE databases between January 1980 and April 2005. Cohort studies published from 1980, in English, which included at least 1000 participants that reported the prevalence of at least one of the following; diabetes mellitus, obesity (body mass index > or =30 kg/m(2)), hypertension… CONTINUE READING
57 Citations
67 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 57 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 67 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…