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Abstract

GENERAL PUBLIC AWARENESS ABOUT SYMPTOMS AND RISK FACTORS OF SOME CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN KSA, RIYADH 2017

Abdullah Alotaibi*, Ahmad Albahlal, Omar Alzaben, Faris Alotaibi, Mohammed Atef, Mohammed Almuhraj, Majd Alsoos, Tariq Alenazi, Muhannad Alkhateeb, Fuad Alkurdi and Ammar Khalifa

ABSTRACT

Background: Cardiovascular diseases is considered the most common cause of death in the world; it is the cause
of about 50% of deaths in the world, and it’s expected to increase significantly. Cardiovascular diseases is also the
most common cause of death in KSA. Objective: To determine the level of awareness regarding cardiovascular
diseases among a random representative sample of Riyadh population in 2017. Methodology: Cross-sectional
study, random sampling technique and the sample size was 388 from adult (18 up to +50) general public excluding
medical staff. Results: Half of respondents had good knowledge regarding risk factors of cardiovascular diseases
(46.6%) and good level of awareness regarding prevention of cardiovascular diseases (71.2%) while majority
(67.2%) had poor knowledge of clinical pictures of cardiovascular diseases. Most of respondents had moderate
level of knowledge of cardiovascular diseases (60.5%) and they were from low economic status. Majority of
participants who had moderate level of awareness of cardiovascular diseases were from university level of
education (36.3%). Conclusion: Most of participants had good knowledge regarding risk factors and prevention of
cardiovascular diseases, majority of participants had poor knowledge regarding clinical pictures of cardiovascular
diseases. There is no statistical relationship between economic status, education level and the level of awareness of
cardiovascular diseases.

Keywords: CVD Cardiovascular diseases. CVS Cardiovascular System. KSA Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. PHC Primary health care. MOE Ministry of Education. MOH Ministry of Health.


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