Prevalence of risk factors for coronary artery disease in the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul.

@article{Gus2002PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of risk factors for coronary artery disease in the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul.},
  author={Iseu Gus and Airton Fischmann and Cl{\'a}udio Medina},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2002},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={478-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors prevalence for coronary artery disease in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and to identify their relation with the age bracket. METHODS We carried out an observational, cross-sectional study of 1,066 adults older than 20 years in the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul. We investigated the risk factors: familial antecedents, systemic arterial hypertension, high levels of cholesterol and glycemia, overweight/obesity, smoking and sedentary… CONTINUE READING