Author : Obied Yaseen, Yaseen
The Medical Journal of Basrah University,
Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 51-53
In this study, the prevalence of hypercholesterolemia among people in Missan province was assessed through the
analysis of total serum cholesterol level of patients tested for this metabolic disorder during the years 1998, 1999, 2000,
and 2001. Out of 5870 patients investigated for hypercholesterolemia, 764(13%) were found to have abnormally high
total serum cholesterol.