Objective In order to understand better the trend of changes in cardiovascular disease of Uighur population in hotan prefecture. A ten year study from 1996 to 2005.
Methods A study was made cardiovascular disease of uygur population in hotan prefecture by registration in patients from Guma county hospital Total annual number of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease, Essential Hypertension, rheumatic heart disease, Cardiomyopathy, Pulmonary heart disease, Congenital heart disease and out comes were analysed.
Result The percentage of EH from 1996 13.7% to 2005 22.4%, the percentage of CHD from 1996 7.6% to 2005 14.2 % the percentage of rheumatic heart disease from 1996 1.6% to 2005 3.5% the percentage of cardiomyopathy from 1996 1.9% to 2005 3.3% Pulmonary heart disease from 1996 4.4% to 2005 5.7%, the trend in cardiovascular diseases of Uighur population in hotan prefecture resent10 years was change gradually, the annual percentage of Essential Hypertension, Coronary heart disease are rising significantly in resent 10 years, the annual percentage of rheumatic heart disease and Cardiomyopathy are slightly increased during this period (all p<0.05).
Conclusion Prevention for cardiovascular disease should be strengthened in this area.
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