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Lipid Profile and Coronary Heart Disease Assessment among Adult in Makassar, Indonesia: A Cross Sectional Study

Author : A. A. Rauf , R. A. Said, Y. A. Fitrah, B. Z. Herman
Upload Date : 19-04-2018

Background: High prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) risk factors has been reported in Indonesia. High concentration of total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), triglyceride (TG) and low concentration of high density lipoprotein (HDL-C) indicate strong indication of CHD in individual in future life. This study performed to evaluate lipid profile and their association in developing CHD.

Methods: A cross-sectional study design. Lipid profile data was collected from  patients above age of twenty from Januari to December 2017. The patient were classified in five groups between 20-39(A), 40-49(B), 50-59(C), 60-69(D) and 70-79(E). Lipid profile included TC, LDL-C, HDL-C and TG.

Results: Present cross sectional study result show that TG level mean of male groups B, C, D, E and female groups C, D, E at high risk (>150 mg/dl) as well as HDL-C level in all mean group also below (<60mg/dl). Conclusion: Statistical data indicates that both adult’s male and female patient at high risk of heart diseases in future.

KEYWORDS : Triglycerides, Cholesterol, Lipid profile.

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