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Prevalence and Determinants of Dyslipidaemia among Children and Adolescents in India: Findings from a Large Representative Survey

Abu Bashar*

Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, India

*Corresponding Author: Abu Bashar, Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, India.

Received: October 14, 2020; Published: November 30, 2020



It is estimated that 31% of all deaths globally i.e. 17.5 million deaths occurred due to cardiovascular disease in 2014 [1]. In India, mortality due to cardiovascular disease was expected to rise by 103% in men and by 90% in women from 1985 to 2015 [2].



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Citation: Abu Bashar. “Prevalence and Determinants of Dyslipidaemia among Children and Adolescents in India: Findings from a Large Representative Survey". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 1.11 (2020): 40-41.


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