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Association between Depression and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 940-943

Keywords : Depression; Acute Myocardial Infarction;

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AIM- Find the Association between the degree of Depression and selected socio demographic variables. SAMPLES: This observational descriptive study was conducted among 120 patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. RESULTS: There is an association between Depression and Cardio vascular risk factors. Significantly a higher level of Depression was observed in Male, Unmarried and Diabetic patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. The levels of Education, Insurance, Hypertension and Obesity have not shown any association with Depression. CONCLUSION: Depression is more prevalent among unmarried males, recovered from AMI with a past history of Diabetes.

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