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International Journal of Home Science

2021, VOL. 7 ISSUE 2, PART A

A comparative study of prevalence of hypercholesterolemia among males and female

Author(s): Dr. Mridula Bharti and Alyonka Mirali Samuel
Abstract:
Hypercholesterolemia is also called dyslipidemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is a form of high blood lipids and "hypercholesterolemia'" (Elevated levels of lipoproteins in the blood). Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like substance that forms foods that come from animals particularly egg yolks, Meat, Poultry, fish and dairy products. The body needs this substance to build cell membranes, make certain hormones, and produce compounds that aid in fat digestion. Too much cholesterol however increase a person's risk of developing heart disease. A study undertaken with objectives of –
i. To detect the Hypercholesterolemia patient among male and female.
ii. To see the rate of occurrence of hypercholesterolemia among Gomoh District.
iii. To see the life style Dietary pattern of hypercholesterolemia in male and female.
A Total no. of 74 respondents of males and females sex of aged group 40-70 years from Gomoh town Dhanbad district was randomly selected suffering from hypercholesterolemia. For the data collection a structured survey schedule were developed consist of general profile, anthropometric measurement, dietary survey, 24 hours dietary recall and clinical assessment. Among the subject studied majority of the respondents were highly (55%) educated. All following dietary pattern non-vegetarian (100%) were respondents were Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner", Majority of the respondents were liked to take cereals, pulses, and fat daily while 36% of the respondents were never liked to take sugar and its suffering from diabetic. A respondents as they were products were hypercholesterolemia sign and systems. It was observed from 24 hours dietary recall that all the nutrients were above the RDA as given by ICMR, 2010. The intake of protein and fat was comparatively high than the RDA.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Mridula Bharti, Alyonka Mirali Samuel. A comparative study of prevalence of hypercholesterolemia among males and female. Int J Home Sci 2021;7(2):25-27.
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