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Statistical Analysis of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Malakand Division

Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research

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Title Statistical Analysis of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Malakand Division
 
Creator Din, Salahud
Rabbi, Fazle
Qadir, Fazli
Khattak, Mehnaz
 
Description Several studies have been conducted to investigate the incidence of Myocardial Infarction (MI) and to determine the possible risk factors for the disease. In this study, a statistical analysis has been performed to look at the association of MI with various risk factors such as diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension, sex, smoking, obesity, family history and age in Malakand division. A total of 700 patients were examined and their personal and medical data were collected. For each patient, the phenomenon MI was studied in relation to different risk factors. The analyses suggest that hypertension, smoking, diabetes, cholesterol level and family history were important risk factors for the occurrence of myocardial infarction.
 
Publisher College of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
 
Date 2007-07-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://www.pjsor.com/index.php/pjsor/article/view/66
10.18187/pjsor.v3i2.66
 
Source Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research; Vol 3. No. 2, July 2007; 117-124
2220-5810
1816-2711
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://www.pjsor.com/index.php/pjsor/article/view/66/45