Abnormal Lipoprotein as a Determinant of Increased Blood Pressure: a Community Based Study in Rural Nagpur

Authors

  • Sanjay Kumar
  • Deepanjan Ray
  • Sk. Samim Ferdows
  • Gautam Ghose
  • P. M. Durge

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53553/JCH.v02i02.007

Keywords:

Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Cholesterol, LDL

Abstract

Introduction: Hypertension is a modern epidemic. Dyslipidemia with hypertension increase cardiovascular morbidity by many folds. Abnormal lipoprotein profile itself associated with raised blood pressure. The study was conducted to find out the proportion of dyslipidemia and any association between the different components of blood lipids with hypertension. Methodology: It was a cross sectional study conducted in rural area of Nagpur among 574 adult subjects. Biochemical investigation was undertaken among 110 subsample and statistical tests were conducted with the help of SPSS software, version 19.0. Results: Prevalence of hypertension and dyslipidemia was 17.9% and 83.63% respectively. Positive correlation was found between SBP and Cholesterol, LDL-C. Conclusion: Regular screening for blood pressure and lipoprotein profile in community and adequate management will have beneficial role in prevention of development of early cardiovascular disorders in population.

Downloads

Published

2020-10-24

How to Cite

Kumar, S. ., Ray, D. ., Ferdows, S. S. ., Ghose, G. ., & Durge, P. M. . (2020). Abnormal Lipoprotein as a Determinant of Increased Blood Pressure: a Community Based Study in Rural Nagpur. Journal of Comprehensive Health, 2(2), 65–72. https://doi.org/10.53553/JCH.v02i02.007

Issue

Section

Original Article