Volume 23, Issue 144 (6-2016)                   RJMS 2016, 23(144): 81-88 | Back to browse issues page

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mohammadi M, mirzaei M. The population attributable fraction of hypertension and obesity in the West Country. RJMS 2016; 23 (144) :81-88
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3647-en.html
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran , masoud.mohammadi1989@yahoo.com
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Background: Hypertension is one of the most important public health problems in the world today. Blood pressure as a result of several factors, such as obesity arise, given the prevalence of obesity in Iran and rising blood pressure is this study is to determine what the rate of prevalence of hypertension in Western Iran in 2009 can be attributed to obesity. Materials and methods: In the study of information relating to the non-communicable disease care system to all provinces of the country use achieved in 2009 and the size of the effect of the risk factors as well as of the data from the determined lipid and glucose study and after the standardization of population-based prevalence data derived from the Census of 2011the population attributable risk for West province of the country has been calculated according to the formula above. Results: In this study, the maximum amount of deductions attributable to the male population in the West Country in Kermanshah Province 19.9 percent and female 21.3 percent and the lowest in males in Ilam 10.3 percent and Female in Kurdistan 11.5 Obtained. Conclusion: Recognizing the importance of the prevalence and impact of blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and the high incidence of obesity and blood pressure in large provinces in the West of the country, it is necessary to prevent the outbreak of the disease in the Western provinces of the country, actions performed impressive.

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