Prevalence of risk factors for coronary atherosclerosis in a cross-sectional population of Andhra Pradesh.

@article{Reddy2002PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of risk factors for coronary atherosclerosis in a cross-sectional population of Andhra Pradesh.},
  author={N. Rama Krishna Reddy and Dr Nishant Kumar and N V Rayudu and B. K. S. Sastry and Bhupathiraju Soma Raju},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={697-701}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of risk factors for atherosclerosis is increasing in India due to changing socioeconomic factors and lifestyles. Data for the state of Andhra Pradesh are scanty in this regard. METHODS AND RESULTS The prevalence of conventional risk factors for atherosclerosis was prospectively assessed in a unique sample of 3307 workers of a political party drawn from all over the state of Andhra Pradesh. Demographic, anthropometric, clinical and laboratory data were collected… CONTINUE READING