Risk factors associated with cardiovascular diseases in Turkey: Evidence from National Health Survey


ÖZTÜRK S., Ertong-Attar G., BAŞAR DİKMEN D.

HEALTH POLICY AND TECHNOLOGY, vol.8, no.1, pp.61-66, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hlpt.2019.02.001
  • Journal Name: HEALTH POLICY AND TECHNOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.61-66
  • Keywords: Healthy lifestyle indicators, Socio-economic determinants, Risk factors, Health policy, Heart and circulatory diseases, CVDs, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, GENDER-DIFFERENCES, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, SECONDHAND SMOKE, CONSUMPTION, MORTALITY, ALCOHOL

Abstract

Background: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), their causes and the precautions that can be taken have been studied by researchers from different fields and countries. Evidence from this wide literature suggest a close relationship between socio-economic factors and risk of CVDs.