A preliminary study on the prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors in selected rural communities in Samarahan and Kuching division, Sarawak, Malaysia

Background: It is important to understand the prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease, especially in a rural setting. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out in 238 rural households located in the Kuching and Samarahan divisions of Sarawak among individuals aged 16 years and a...

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Main Authors: Cheah, Whye Lian, Lee, Ping Yein, Yaman, Khatijah, Abdul Wahab, Rasidah
Format: Article
Published: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia 2011
Online Access:http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/24474/1/A%20preliminary%20study%20on%20the%20prevalence%20of%20cardiovascular%20disease%20risk%20factors%20in%20selected%20rural%20communities%20in%20samarahan%20and%20kuching%20division.pdf