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Title: Prevalence of low HDL-C in older adults of Baños parish, Cuenca
Other Titles: Prevalencia de HDL-C bajas en adultos mayores de la parroquia de Baños, Cuenca
Authors: Pesantez Placencia, Xavier Mateo
Neira Borja, James Edward
Moyano Brito, Edison Gustavo
Espinoza Diaz, Cristobal Ignacio
Córdova Córdova, Henrry Sebastián
Neira Verduga, María de Fátima
Morales Carrasco, Alex Patricio
Toala Guerrero, Johanna Elizabeth
Shiguango Shiguango, Nadia Neida
Morocho Zambrano, Alicia De los angeles
metadata.dc.ucuenca.correspondencia: Espinoza Diaz, Cristobal Ignacio, cristocristocristobal@hotmail.com
Keywords: Hypertension
Low HDL-C
Obesity
Risk factor
metadata.dc.ucuenca.areaconocimientofrascatiamplio: 3. Ciencias Médicas y de la Salud
metadata.dc.ucuenca.areaconocimientofrascatidetallado: 3.2.29 Medicina General e Interna
metadata.dc.ucuenca.areaconocimientofrascatiespecifico: 3.2 Medicina Clínica
metadata.dc.ucuenca.areaconocimientounescoamplio: 09 - Salud y Bienestar
metadata.dc.ucuenca.areaconocimientounescodetallado: 0912 - Medicina
metadata.dc.ucuenca.areaconocimientounescoespecifico: 091 - Salud
Issue Date: 2018
metadata.dc.ucuenca.volumen: Volumen 13, número 5
metadata.dc.source: Revista Latinoamericana de Hipertensión.
metadata.dc.type: ARTÍCULO
Abstract: 
Introduction: Low HDL-C is one of the most frequent metabolic alterations in Latin America populations, so the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of low HDL-C and its associated factors in elderly patients from Baños parish, Cuenca, Ecuador. Materials and methods: This is a descriptive and cross-sectional study in which 200 elderly residents from Baños parish participated, intentionally selected in 2 ambulatory primary care centers. To this end, a questionnaire was used to collect data, determining HDL-C levels, habits, sociodemographic and clinical factors, using a logistic regression model. Results: The prevalence of low HDL-C was 35.5% (n=71), being higher in men (62%) and older than 80 years (43.7%), being obesity measured by BMI (OR: 3.25, 95% CI: 1.49-7.12) and personal history of arterial hypertension (OR: 2.10, 95% CI: 1.07-4.15) the main associated factors. Conclusion: There is a high prevalence of low HDL-C in the older adult population from rural parish of Baños, having subjects with obesity and hypertension the highest risk of low HDL-C. © 2018 Revista Latinoamericana de Hipertension. All Rights Reserved.
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Introduction: Low HDL-C is one of the most frequent metabolic alterations in Latin America populations, so the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of low HDL-C and its associated factors in elderly patients from Baños parish, Cuenca, Ecuador. Materials and methods: This is a descriptive and cross-sectional study in which 200 elderly residents from Baños parish participated, intentionally selected in 2 ambulatory primary care centers. To this end, a questionnaire was used to collect data, determining HDL-C levels, habits, sociodemographic and clinical factors, using a logistic regression model. Results: The prevalence of low HDL-C was 35.5% (n=71), being higher in men (62%) and older than 80 years (43.7%), being obesity measured by BMI (OR: 3.25, 95% CI: 1.49-7.12) and personal history of arterial hypertension (OR: 2.10, 95% CI: 1.07-4.15) the main associated factors. Conclusion: There is a high prevalence of low HDL-C in the older adult population from rural parish of Baños, having subjects with obesity and hypertension the highest risk of low HDL-C. © 2018 Revista Latinoamericana de Hipertension. All Rights Reserved.
URI: http://dspace.ucuenca.edu.ec/handle/123456789/34963
http://www.revhipertension.com/rlh_5_2018/prevalencia_de_hdl-c_bajas_en_adultos.pdf
metadata.dc.ucuenca.urifuente: http://www.revhipertension.com/p_revistas_medicas_indexadas.html
ISSN: 1856-4550
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