IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 5, May 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Supanee Putadechakum, Venus Leelahakul, Podjanee Rodjinda, Pariya Phanachet, Chulaporn Roongpisuthipong
We evaluate cardiovascular risk factors (CVD) and 10-year risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) in Thai adults living in Bangkoknoi district. Total number of 194 subjects (51 M, 143 F) aged 35-59 years were enrolled into this study. Information on the martial status, education, occupation, living condition, physical activities, smoking, consumption and drinking habits as well as history of diseases were obtained through a questionnaire. Anthropometric and biochemical assessment were done at the beginning of the study. We estimated 10-yr risk of CHD by using Framingham Risk Score, and the proportions for three levels of 10-year risk were presented, the risk functions by gender, age group in account of level of blood pressure, serum lipids, diabetes and smoking status.