Atherosclerotic Risk Factors in Urban Population of Kayseri [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1997; 25(2): 77-83

Atherosclerotic Risk Factors in Urban Population of Kayseri

Şükrü ÜNAL1, Mustafa ÇETİN1, Ali ERGİN1, Emrullah BAŞAR1, Ahmet Hulusi KÖKER1

Atherosclerotic risk factors were studied in a crosssectional study with systematic sampling of resi- 68 dents 30 years of age and over in the urban population of Kayseri. Among the 1382 subject sampled, total 1130 participants, 659 women and 471men completed the study. Means of age were 45.7 ± 11.5 and age range was 30-92. Fasting blood glucose and lipid levels were measured; oral glucose tolerance test, blood pressure and anthropometric measures were performed in participants. Mean total cholesterol, LDL-c, HDL-c and triglyceride levels were, respectively 192.4 ± 35.3, 117.7 ± 33.5, 43.1 ± 8,8 152.7 ± 104.2 in men and 93.ı ± 38.5, ı21.8 ± 348.8, 4,5.6 ± 8.9, ı28.5 ± 77.6 in women. Mean total cholesterol and LDL-c levels were not significantly different in both sexes. HDL-c Jevel was significantly higher in women and triglyceride Jevel in men (p


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Şükrü ÜNAL, Mustafa ÇETİN, Ali ERGİN, Emrullah BAŞAR, Ahmet Hulusi KÖKER. Atherosclerotic Risk Factors in Urban Population of Kayseri. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1997; 25(2): 77-83
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