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Journal:   JOURNAL OF INFLAMMATORY DISEASES (THE JOURNAL OF QAZVIN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES)   Summer 2003 , Volume - , Number 26; Page(s) 0 To 0.
 
Paper: 

THE PREVALENCE OF OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN ISFAHAN

 
 
Author(s):  GHARIPOUR M.*, MOHAMMADIFARD NOUSHIN, ASGARI SEDIGHEH, NADERI GH.
 
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Abstract: 
Background: Obesity has been known as a main risk factor in cardiovascular and some other diseases such as hypertension, hyper lipidemia, diabetes & cancer. Objective: To determine obesity in men and women above 19 years in Isfahan and to evaluate the relationship between obesity and other CVD risk factors. Methods: Through a cross-sectional study 1924 women and 1770 men were selected and their blood pressure, blood lipids, affliction with diabetes and metabolic syndrome were tested. Also using questionnaires some variables such as age, sex and history of different diseases were collected. BMI, WC and WHR were determined by trained persons. Findings: Th