International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018


Threat to Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors: Preponderance and Behavior Among Al Jouf University Dental Students in Sakaka City, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Farahnaz Muddebihal | Dr. May Osman Hamza Babeker | Dr. Mohammed Anwar Ul Haque Chand


Abstract: Background Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM) come on top list for causing mortality due to their common prevalence all over the world. Improved socioeconomic conditions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have been followed by rapid changes in life style of people. Consequently, diseases such as cancer, coronary heart disease (CHD), DM and obesity started to emerge. Material & Method 15 students will be taken from each year studying in College of Dentistry from 1st March 2017. Data will be collected using an interviewer administered questionnaire. The following measurement will be performed height, weight, BMI, RBS, BP. Results Table (1) revealed that students of 2nd year had a family of educated people & income of family for 4th year students had more than 10000 SR. Table (2), observed that students of 3rd year followed more physical activity. Table (3) demonstrated the nutritional habits of students which was good in 1st & 3rd year. Table (4) showed that maximum students were of normal weight. All the year students had RBS level


Keywords: non-communicable diseases, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018,


Pages: 1470 - 1477


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