Assessment of MI Myocardial Infarction Risk Factors Among Post-MI

. International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development 3 (1): 1073-1077 (December 2018)


Introduction The identification of risk factors is important to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction. Material and Methods A quantitative non-experimental research study was conducted to assess the risk level and various risk factors of MI among the post-MI patients, and to find the association of risk level of MI with socio-demographic variables of post-MI patients. Seventy post-myocardial infarction patients were selected as sample that was selected by purposive sampling technique from a tertiary care hospital in Dehradun. The data were collected by using self-reported risk assessment tool. Results The study results shows that the majority 69 98.6 of the study participants were with the diagnosis of CAD with MI. The majority 64 91.4 of the study participants had not attended any educational programme on CAD Heart disease prevention. The study results shows that majority 58 82.86 of participants were having moderate risk of MI. As per this study the risk factors which were identified for MI were like male with 41 to 60 years, weight more than ideal weight, smoking habits, stress, eating sweet diets, personality type-A, no regular exercise and Diabetes mellitus. The association of MI risk level with the co-morbidity including diabetes, hypertension or both was statistically significant at the level of 0.05 significance. Conclusion It is concluded that the people after the MI attack had moderate and severe risk of developing MI. Yadav A | Sharma R K | Prakash K | Pugazhendi S Ässessment of MI (Myocardial Infarction) Risk Factors Among Post-MI" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-3 | Issue-1 , December 2018, URL: http://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd19154.pdf

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