Avner Ziv

End result of cardiovascular danger evaluation amongst rural group dwellers in ezionum, Nigeria-implications for public well being


Background: Heart problems is a serious explanation for mortality worldwide. Threat evaluation has been proven to cut back cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. In view of their proximity and accessibility, group pharmacies could possibly be an acceptable web site for
cardiovascular danger evaluation and different preventive well being actions particularly in rural underserved populations. The target of this research was to evaluate final result of cardiovascular danger evaluation amongst rural group dwellers.
Supplies and strategies: 5 hundred and 5 group dwellers aged 40 to 80 years have been recruited for the research. Cardiovascular danger evaluation was carried out utilizing the area particular WHO/ISH danger evaluation charts. Blood stress, diabetes standing, whole non- fasting ldl cholesterol, and age have been used to estimate danger class. Demographic variables and scientific traits have been expressed as frequency and share. Regression evaluation was completed to establish predictors of excessive danger class.
Outcomes: Greater than 30% of topics have been hypertensive. Practically 30% have been chubby and had irregular levels of cholesterol. The proportion of topics within the excessive danger class was 8.9%. Systolic blood stress, random blood sugar and advancing age have been the best predictors of excessive danger class.
Conclusion: Accessibility, proximity and availability are distinctive traits of group pharmacies that could possibly be exploited to help group primarily based screening companies.

Key phrases: Cardiovascular danger evaluation, group pharmacy, rural group dwellers, Nigeria.