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Ebrahimi K, Khadem Vatan K, Salarilak S, Gharaaghaji R. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FEATURES OF RISK FACTORS OCCURRENCE AND OUTCOMES OF MYOCARDIAL INFRACTION IN PATIENTS ADMITTED TO HOSPITALS IN WEST AZERBAIJAN PROVINCE DURING THE YEARS 2011 AND 2012. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2015; 26 (8) :724-734
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3109-en.html

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Medical Sciences Faculty, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran , salari@iaut.ac.ir, salarilak@yahoo.com
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Received: 5 Jul, 2015 Accepted: 13 Sep, 2015

Abstract

Background & Aims: Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in the world and a major cause of coronary artery obstruction. Myocardial infarction is the most fatal form of coronary heart disease that is increasing in developing countrie. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and distribution of age, sex, type of stroke, premature mortality and risk factors of type in patients with diagnosis of myocardial infarction in Western Azerbaijan province hospitals.

Material & Methods: This descriptive study was conducted using the medical records of 2337 patients extracted from Ministry of Health data in 2012 and 2013 in Western Azerbaijan province hospitals. The occurrence of myocardial infarction in patients during hospitalization with ECG changes and elevated cardiac enzymes (CK-MB و Troponin ) were verified. The data were analyzed using SPSS software and descriptive statistics.

Results: The study poulation were 72.9% male and 27.1% female with the mean age of 13±60 years, and 45 years of age had the highest distribution. The most important risk factors were smoking (45%) and hypertension (35%), respectively. Lower infarction with 34.7% had the highest rate and hospital mortality rate was 2.1%

Conclusion: Hypertension is more common in men than in women, the greatest risk factor for myocardial infarction in this study is a history of smoking and hypertension. The location of myocardial infarction was associated with lower heart.

SOURCE: URMIA MED J 2015: 26(8): 734 ISSN: 1027-3727

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2015/11/25 | Accepted: 2015/11/25 | Published: 2015/11/25

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