Cardiovascular disease and non-communicable disease behavioral risk factor screening in Rostov-na-Donu citizens

S. E. Glova, L. I. Katelnitskaya, L. A. Khaisheva, S. A. Pleskachev, A. N. Elizarov, V. N. Brazhensky, S. V. Konovalchuk, Z. A. Kodzoeva, M. S. Litovkina, O. I. Oboenko, M. E. Khasanova, E. V. Khorolets
2006 Russian Journal of Cardiology  
A cardiovascular disease (CVD) screening study of 1350 Rostov-na-Donu citizens was performed. According to calculated clinical sensitivity and specificity, perspectives of «Cardiovisor - Obs « device use, as primary indicator of heart health and regulatory mechanisms status in screening studies, were determined. Among Rostov-na-Donu citizens, leading behavioral risk factors for non-communicable disease included smoking, low physical activity, and unhealthy diet, resulting in overweight and
more » ... ty. There is a need for special preventive program focused on suboptimal ecology region inhabitants.
doi:10.15829/1560-4071-2006-3-89-94 doaj:a69314a9f17d4c668e1c2200558dfe82 fatcat:q5yxgl6svzavlosjn36r245cqy