Investigation of risk factors to coronary heart disease in two countryside Brazilian villages
- At: Salvadore (Brazil) (2006)
- Type: Presentation
- By: BAZOTTE, Roberto (State University of Maringá, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Maringá, Brazil)
The aim of this study was to investigate risk factors to coronary heart disease, in two countryside Brazilian villages, typical in terms of the poverty and lack of access to public health care. All population was invited to participate in the study. The 462 volunteers (mean age = 42 years) showed high prevalence of hypercholesterolemia (7.0%),.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.