International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

An epidemiological study of coronary artery disease (CAD) at tertiary care hospital, Udaipur city, Rajasthan, India

Author(s): Dr. Bharat Meharda, Dr. Mahendra Khanna, Dr. Govind Singhal, Dr. Renu Bedi and Dr. Mahesh Keswani
Abstract: Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD) among CVDs is the largest killer in the developed world and is rapidly becoming one in the developing countries. CAD is a leading cause of mortality, morbidity and disability with high healthcare costs.
Materials and Methods: Cross sectional study was conducted to assess epidemiological factors of disease (CAD) in patients. First case was selected randomly then further every case was selected till 300 study subjects were covered.
Results: Mean age of the study Coronary artery subjects of coronary artery disease (CAD) was studied in the present study and found to be 54.79±1.146. Majority of study subjects of coronary artery disease. 110 (36.67%) were current smokers. In the present study, study subjects of CAD were found to be decreasing with increasing level of education.
Conclusions: The findings of present study suggest that a number of modifiable risk factors and non modifiable risk factors are responsible for Coronary artery disease like age, past history of diseases, education level.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Bharat Meharda, Dr. Mahendra Khanna, Dr. Govind Singhal, Dr. Renu Bedi, Dr. Mahesh Keswani. An epidemiological study of coronary artery disease (CAD) at tertiary care hospital, Udaipur city, Rajasthan, India. Int J Adv Community Med 2020;3(1):06-09. DOI: 10.33545/comed.2020.v3.i1a.107
International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine