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Fibrinogen concentration and its role in CVD risk in black South Africans – effect of urbanisationtion
The aim of this study was to investigate correlates of fibrinogen concentration in black South Africans, as well as its association with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and whether urbanisation influences this association. ...
Differences in MetS marker prevalence between black African and Caucasian teachers from the North West Province: Sympathetic activity and ambulatory blood pressure in Africans (SABPA) study
Background: The aim of this study was to compare metabolic syndrome (MetS) prevalence between black and Caucasian Africans using different definitions, and secondly, to determine the association between MetS, anthropometric ...
Associations of cholesterol and glucose with cardiovascular dysfunction in black Africans: the SABPA study
(Informa healthcare, 2011)
The aim was to determine whether blood glucose or cholesterol is the more prominent contributor to cardiovascular dysfunction in 101 African men and 99 African women. We measured ambulatory daytime blood pressure (BP), ...
Psychosocial health of an African group before awareness of HIV status: a comparative study
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
This study aimed to explore the psychosocial health profiles of people with and without HIV before they learned their infection status. A total of 1,025 participants (males = 386, females = 639, age range = between 32 and ...