A number of risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in 7 groups of South African male scholars aged between 15 and 20 years were surveyed.
Selection of the groups was based on socioblacks, Indians of higher and lower socio-economic status, coloureds of higher and lower socioeconomic status, and middle-class whites.
Both Indian groups, both coloured groups and the whites had a much greater prevalence and severity of CHD risk factors than the two black groups.
This field for total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDLC), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC), the HDLC/LDLC ratio, apolipoprotein B, apolipoprotein A-I, insulin, fibrinogen and mass.
One exception was lipoprotein a, levels of which were higher in both black groups.
Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie coronaire, Etudiant, Adulte jeune, Adolescent, Mâle, Facteur risque, Etude statistique, Enquête socioéconomique, Race, Milieu urbain, Epidémiologie, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Coronary heart disease, Student, Young adult, Adolescent, Male, Risk factor, Statistical study, Socioeconomical inquiry, Race, Urban environment, Epidemiology, Human, Cardiovascular disease
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