Hyperchlos

08 December 2019
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National and subnational distribution and trend of hypercholesterolemia incidence, prevalence, and mean serum cholesterol level in different genders in Iran, 1990-2016

 

 

This study will provide valuable information to policymakers on hypercholesterolemia incidence and prevalence, a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, and mean serum cholesterol level over a 26-year long period in Iran. Some studies had previously reported statistics in this regard, however, none of them comprehensively investigated the age and time trend of hypercholesterolemia incidence and prevalence. This could definitely help stakeholders anticipating the magnitude of forthcoming problems and evaluating the previous plans for hypercholesterolemia control. Additionally, this study will use all available population data to make robust estimations, and it will report inter-gender and inter-province inequalities for better policy planning and detecting populations who require expeditious actions.

 Goals:

  • Investigating the trend of hypercholesterolemia incidence and prevalence in national and sub-national level and different genders from 1990 to 2016 in Iran
  • Investigating the trend of serum cholesterol level in national and sub-national level and different genders from 1990 to 2016 in Iran
  • Investigating inequality of hypercholesterolemia prevalence in national and sub-national level and different genders in Iran

 

Contact Info

  • Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

    No. 10, Al-e-Ahmad and Chamran Highway intersection, Tehran

    Postcode: 1411713136

  • +9821-88631293
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