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Mohammadi M, Mirzaei M, Karami M. Estimating the Contribution of Diabetes on the Attributable Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases in Yazd . irje. 2014; 1111
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1- MSc of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Social Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Yazd Cardiovascular Research Centre, shahid sadoughi University of medical sciences, Yazd, Iran , mirzaeim@mailfa.com
3- Associate Professor, Modeling of noncommunicable Diseases Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
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Background & Objectives: Considering the importance of cardiovascular diseases in the country as well as health care policy decisions in the prevention of these diseases, this study aimed to determine the share of the burden of diabetes on cardiovascular diseases in the city of Yazd.
 
Methods: To estimate the potential impact fraction (PIF) of the share of its formula was used. Prevalence data for health study population of Yazd (YAHS), which during the years 2013 to 2014 in the city of Yazd is done and measure the effect of diabetes on cardiovascular disease is taken from the Tehran Lipid and Glucose study.

Results: Based this study by reducing the percentage of women of Yazd with diabetes from 24.9 percent to the zero level and the feasible minimum risk level i.e. 20.3 percent, 27.1% and 5.02%. The corresponding value for men of Yazd (21.3 percent) at the theoretical zero level and feasible minimum risk level 17.7 percent were 13.7% and 2.3%, respectively.

Conclusion: Given the high prevalence of diabetes in Yazd and also its considerable Contribution of the attributable burden of cardiovascular disease, diabetes preventive interventions need to be addressed by the health system.
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/08/12 | Accepted: 2017/08/12 | Published: 2017/08/12

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