Cumulative Social Risk and Cardiovascular Disease Among Adults in South Korea: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of a Nationally Representative Sample
CME ACTIVITY — Volume 17 — May 28, 2020
Overall, 31,188 persons were assessed for eligibility: 8,108 from KNHANES V (2013), 7,550 from KNHANES V (2014), 7,380 from KNHANES V (2015), and 8,150 from KNHANES VI (2016). Of these, 1,660 were excluded because data on weight were missing, leaving 29,528 persons with data on weight. Of these, 6,298 persons were excluded because they were aged <19 years, leaving 23,230 adults aged ≥19. Of these, 1,848 persons were excluded because they did not have data on stroke, leaving 21,382 adults aged ≥19 with data on stroke. Of these, 2,096 persons were excluded because they did not have data on at least 1 variable for the Framingham risk score, leaving 19,286 adults aged ≥19 with data for stroke and myocardial infarction. Of these, 139 persons were excluded because they did not have data on at least 1 variable for the social risk score. The final analysis included 19,147 adults aged ≥19: men (n = 8,236) and women (n = 10,911).
Potential participants included and excluded in the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES), 2013–2016.
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