High prevalence of coronary risk factors among bank employees in India

Vinay Rao, Prasannalakshmi Rao
2014 International Journal of Medicine and Public Health  
Bank employees are considered to have work situation bearing directly on the health status of individual. Materials and Methods: The employees were subjected to a detailed interview, examination and appropriate laboratory investigations. Data analysis was done using the SPSS 11.5. Results: About 50% of the population had presence of more than, one coronary risk factors. Conclusion: The prevalence of various risk factors for bank employees paralleled the prevalence rates in urban areas as per
more » ... er studies and hence appropriate counseling and other interventional measures need to be instituted in this vulnerable population, to prevent cardiovascular disease. Abstract Access this article online Website: www.ijmedph.org
doi:10.4103/2230-8598.144129 fatcat:dvyilvzayrai5m35eduv4r54n4