Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2011; 39(4): 1-5 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2011.abaci
The current status of cardiovascular risk factors in Turkey
Department of Cardiology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Cardiovascular diseases, in particular coronary artery disease, are the most common cause of death in our country. Control of cardiovascular risk factors is of particular importance for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Recently, several relevant studies have been published on the epidemiology of major cardiovascular risk factors in our country. In the light of data obtained from these studies, this paper summarizes the current status of cardiovascular risk factors in our country.Keywords:
Cardiovascular diseases/prevention & control; prevalence; risk factors; Turkey/epidemiology.
How to cite this article
Adnan Abacı. The current status of cardiovascular risk factors in Turkey. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2011; 39(4): 1-5
Corresponding Author: Adnan Abacı