Prevalence of coronary artery disease and its risk factors in Kerala, South India: a community-based cross-sectional study.


BACKGROUND There are no recent data on prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) in Indians. The last community based study from Kerala, the most advanced Indian state in epidemiological transition, was in 1993 that reported 1.4% definite CAD prevalence. We studied the prevalence of CAD and its risk factors among adults in Kerala. METHODS In a community… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12872-016-0189-3

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