Volume 6, Number 2 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Spring & Summer 1999)                   Sci J Hamadan Univ Med Sci 1999, 6(2): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page


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Mohmodi M J. Study of Epidemiological Factors in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in Hamadan Ekbatan Hospital. Sci J Hamadan Univ Med Sci . 1999; 6 (2)
URL: http://sjh.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-986-en.html

Abstract:   (683 Views)

Considering the prevalence of coronary Artery Disease (CAD) as the most common cause of death in human and its controversial risk factor, this study was conducted in the heart of Hamadan city from 1993 to 1994.

This study was descriptively carried out on 200 patients. Diagnosis was assessed by certain ECG criteria and data in age, sex, occupation, educational status, residential area, economical status, early hair loss and greying, circadian rhythm of heart attack, smoking, alcohol consumption, addiction and oral contraceptive (OCP) usage in women were documented through medical records and also, “confidence interval” was estimated.

The patient’s ages range were 59.2 + 12. Male / female ratio was 4.3 : 1. The onset of the disease was 7 years earlier among men that women. 79% of patients were high school undergraduate. Farmers had highest prevalence rate of 26.3%. the prevalence in women using OCP more than 15 years was 52.4%. Early menopause was seen in 63.6% of females. In 41.5% of cases.  Acute coronary attacks occurred in the mornings. 81.5% of cases were in low economical status. 31.5% of patients had systemic hypertension. 77% of men had hair loss before age of 40 and 52% of them had gray hair before the age of 30.

     
Type of Study: Original | Subject: Special

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