A Comparative Studies of Nutritional Status, Physical Activity and Life Style between Male and Female Patients of Coronary Heart Disease in Khulna City, Bangladesh
American Journal of Health Research
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages: 270-278
Received: Jul. 10, 2015; Accepted: Jul. 25, 2015; Published: Aug. 1, 2015
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Kaisun Nesa Lesa, Food and Nutrition Department, Khulna City Corporation Women’s College, Affiliated by Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh
Md. Reyad-ul-Ferdous, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Department of Pharmacy, Progati Medical Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Farzana Alam, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh
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Aim: The main purpose of this study was to compare the coronary heart disease between male and female, aged 30 to upto 60 years hailing at Khulna city in Bangladesh, during may, 2014 to November, 2014. Methods and Results: Data were collected by questionnaires on the basis of sex, age, smoking, body mass index and presence or absence of other diseases like kidney and diabetes and then compared between them. 69.1 % Males were found more vulnerable to coronary heart disease than 30.9 % females because their food intake pattern, nutritional status, physical activity and life style. Between 69.1 % male and 30.9 % female; 15.8% male and 1.7% female are in obese, 40.8% male and 13,3% female are overweight, 12.5% male and 9.2 % female are normal where 6.7% female are malnourished and 55.8% male and 24.2% female have hypertension and 60.8% male and 22.5% female are suffer from diabetics and 35.8% male and 22.5% female respondents gain heart disease from family and 54.1% male do smoke all time and 10.0% male respondents intake excess cholesterol and 24.1% male and 19.1% female intake excess cholesterol in sometimes and 30.3% male and 3.3% female have tend on uncooked salt where 27.1% male and 18.4% female have no tend on uncooked salt and 11.7% male and 9.2 % female have tend on uncooked salt for sometimes and 6.7% male are usually drink alcohol and 19.1% male and 9.2% female patients gain LDL cholesterol level above 100 mg/dl and finally 42.5% male and 13.3% female patients gain LDL cholesterol level below 100 mg/dl. Conclusion: This study demonstrates that males are more vulnerable to coronary heart disease than females.
Nutritional Status, Physical Activities, Nutritional Status, Life Style, Coronary Heart Disease in Khulna City, Bangladesh
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Kaisun Nesa Lesa, Md. Reyad-ul-Ferdous, Farzana Alam, A Comparative Studies of Nutritional Status, Physical Activity and Life Style between Male and Female Patients of Coronary Heart Disease in Khulna City, Bangladesh, American Journal of Health Research. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 270-278. doi: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20150305.12
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