Objective To investigate the trend of changes in cerebral- cardiovascular disease of Uygur hospitalised patients in Hetian from 1996 to 2005.
Methods Medical records of Uygur hospitalised patients from karakax county hospital and Gumar country hospital were investigated. Total annual number of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease (CHD), essential hypertension (EH), rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, pulmonary heart disease, congenital heart disease and out comes were analysed.
Result the percentage of EH from 1996 12.6% to 2005 21%, the percentage of CHD from 1996 8.8% to 2005 16.7 % the percentage of rheumatic heart disease from 1996 1.3% to 2005 3.2% the percentage of cardiomyopathy from 1996 1.2% to 2005 2.3% the trend in cardiovascular diseases of Uygur population in Hetian prefecture resent 10 years vas change gradually, the annual percentage of EH, CHD are rising significantly in resent ten years, the annual percentage of rheumatic heart disease and cardiomyopathy are slightly increased during this period (all p<0.05) the annual percentage of pulmonary heart disease, congenital heart disease had no significantly change in resent ten years (all p>0.05).
Conclusion the percentage of EH, CHD are rising significantly in the Uygur population of this area. the percentage of rheumatic heart disease, Cardiomyopathy slightly increased during this period. Other Cardiovascular diseases had no significantly changes in resent ten years. Prevention for cardiovascular disease spatially CHD and EH should be strengthened in this area.