Print ISSN: 0253-0759

Online ISSN: 2413-4414

Author : Obied Yaseen, Yaseen


PREVALENCE OF HYPERCHOLESTROLEMIA AMONG PATIENTS IN MISSAN GOVERNORATE

Yaseen Obied Yaseen

The Medical Journal of Basrah University, Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 51-53
DOI: 10.33762/mjbu.2005.46140

ABSTRACT
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.