PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WITH PRESENCE AND ABSENCE OF ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE IN THE OPEN POPULATION (GENDER DIFFERENCES)
Aim of the study was to determine the association between prevalence of coronary artery disease and attitude toward physical activity among persons of both sexes in open population of 25–64 years. Cardiological screening was conducted on a representative sample of the population (the response of 77.7 %). The allocation of various forms of CHD was carried out on the basis of standard epidemiological methods, identifying the physical activity by the WHO questionnaire «MONICA-psychosocial». The results of the study showed the desire of women (unlike men) regardless of the presence or absence of coronary artery disease to increase physical activity if they had no such opportunity. Men in groups with «defined» CHD and CHD according to extended criteria have become less mobile over the last 12 months.
About Authors (Correspondence):
Akimov A.M. – candidate of social sciences, junior researcher of the laboratory of epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org