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jmj 2020, 18(3): 49-57 Back to browse issues page
Prevalence of Dyslipidemia and its Determinants in Jahrom: a Population-based Cross-sectional Study
Farhang Hooshmand Dr , Mohammad Shojaei Dr , Karamatollah Rahmanian Dr
Jahrom University of Medical Sciences
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Background: Dyslipidemia is a well-recognized and preventable risk factor for Coronary heart disease (CHD). The aim of this population-based study was to determine the prevalence of dyslipidemia and its some related factors in urban adults in Jahrom, Iran.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 891 adult aged 30 years or older in urban population in Jahrom, Fars province, Iran. Data such as sex, age, education level, marital situation, and body mass index (BMI) were collected. The p< 0.05 was considered as statistically significant.
Results: Overall, the prevalence of dyslipidemia was 78.1% (95% Confidence Interval: 75.4-80.8%) in the participants. The prevalence of hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, high low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) was 46.8%, 40.0%, 41.6%, and 42.8%, respectively, among in study subjects. The prevalence of dyslipidemia was significantly higher in women (83.6%) in compare to men (71.5%, p= 0.001). Sex (female), overweight and obesity, were risk factors for dyslipidemia.
Conclusion: Dyslipidemia is a major health problem in south of Iran. Therefore, screening programs should be carried out in the urban area of Jahrom for early detection of dyslipidemia. Focusing on overweight and obesity are essential to changing lifestyles among subjects with dyslipidemia.
Keywords: Sex, Obesity, Lipoprotein, Risk factor, Jahrom
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Received: 2020/12/15 | Accepted: 2021/01/10 | Published: 2021/01/10
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Research code: 86/44
Ethics code: JUMS.REC.1378.51.7

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hooshmand F, shojaei M, rahmanian K. Prevalence of Dyslipidemia and its Determinants in Jahrom: a Population-based Cross-sectional Study. jmj. 2020; 18 (3) :49-57
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