Volume 8, Issue 4 (Winter 2005)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2005, 8(4): 73-76 | Back to browse issues page

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Kazemy T, Sharifzadeh G. The proportion of CVD from total death in Birjand 2002-2003. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2005; 8 (4) :73-76
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Abstract Background: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the most common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Objective: To determine the proportion of cardiovascular diseases among causes of deaths in BUMS 2002-2003. Methods: This descriptive analytical study on total death was performed in Birjand medical university in the period of 2002-2003. Data was collected from “Death Registry” office and ICD 10. Data was analyzed using SPSS 11.5. Findings: Out of total deaths, 28.8% of death, were due to CVD. The mean age value was 67.5 years, with 55.7% male and 44.3% female. There was no significant relationship between age, sex and mortality (p=0.66). Fourty one percent of deaths in 45-64-year age group and 35.6% of deaths in >65-year age group were due to CVD. In cardiovascular group, myocardial infarctoin (39.3%), stroke (22.6%) and HTN (10.4%) were the most common causes of Death. Conclusion: CVD is the most preventive non-communicable disease never the less it is the most common cause of death. It seems that the regular preventive measures and intervention programs to be the most essential componets in controlling the cardiovascular risk factors.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Cardiology

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