The prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the young and middle-aged rural population in Sarawak, Malaysia

Background: Coronary heart disease (CHD) was the second leading cause of death in Malaysia in 2006. CHD has known risk factors including hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and obesity. Methods: This cross-sectional study examined the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among 260 participants age...

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Main Authors: Chang, Ching Thon, Lee, Ping Yein, Cheah, Whye Lian
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia 2012
Online Access:http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/24495/1/The%20prevalence%20of%20cardiovascular%20risk%20factors%20in%20the%20young%20and%20middle.pdf