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Osuji CU

Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi,Anambra State, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Lipid and Some Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors Assessment in a Rural Community in Eastern Nigeria
    Author(s): Ahaneku GI*, Ahaneku JE, Osuji CU, Oguejiofor CO, Anisiuba BC and Opara PC

    Background: Continuous reâÂ??Â??evaluation of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors (cardiovascular diseases [CVDs]) in developing nations is imperative as it lays foundation for early preventive/intervention measures at grass root level to improve/prevent CVD morbidity and mortality in those nations where health indices still score below the standard. Aim: The aim was to assess CVD risk factors as a continuous reâÂ??Â??evaluation of these may underscore the need for early intervention measures at grass root level. Subjects and Methods: A total of 257 apparently healthy inhabitants aged 18–85 years were recruited in a rural community in South Eastern Nigeria by convenient sampling. Blood pressure, waist circumference and blood lipid analysis were done procedurally and data analyzed using SPSS 16.0 statistical software. Results: The ma.. Read More»

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