Prevention and Control Program for Cardiovascular Diseases in Turkish Population PRE-CONTROL Study Group

KOZAN Ö., ZOGHİ M., Ergene O., ARICI M. , DERİCİ Ü., Bakac G., ...More

GLOBAL HEART, vol.8, no.2, pp.115-119, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.gheart.2012.10.006
  • Title of Journal : GLOBAL HEART
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-119


Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death throughout the world. Despite its high prevalence, the atherosclerotic process can be slowed and its consequences markedly reduced by preventive measures. The lack of risk factor awareness is a major barrier.