Profile and high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in an urban Black African population: update on heart awareness days in Soweto

Tibazarwa, K., Ntyinyane, L., Sliwa, K., Gerntholtz, T., Wilkinson, D. and Stewart, S. (2007). Profile and high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in an urban Black African population: update on heart awareness days in Soweto. In: heart 2 heart Africa 2007: Abstracts. heart 2 heart Africa 2007, Sun City, Rustenburg, South Africa, (1106-1107). 22-25 November, 2007.

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Author Tibazarwa, K.
Ntyinyane, L.
Sliwa, K.
Gerntholtz, T.
Wilkinson, D.
Stewart, S.
Title of paper Profile and high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in an urban Black African population: update on heart awareness days in Soweto
Conference name heart 2 heart Africa 2007
Conference location Sun City, Rustenburg, South Africa
Conference dates 22-25 November, 2007
Proceedings title heart 2 heart Africa 2007: Abstracts   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name SAMJ South African Medical Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication Claremont, South Africa
Publisher Health and Medical Publishing Group
Publication Year 2007
Sub-type Published abstract
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
ISSN 0256-9574
2078-5135
Volume 97
Issue 11
Start page 1106
End page 1107
Total pages 2
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
While cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Africa is mostly non-ischaemic in origin, the incidence of coronary heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa is on the increase. As a subset to the much larger ‘Heart of Soweto’ study, this study set out to raise awareness on CVD risk factors; and establish a baseline profile of CVD risk in the population of Soweto, South Africa...
Subjects 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology
1117 Public Health and Health Services
Q-Index Code EX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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