F Abdulai | Nigeria

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

F Abdulai

Department of Medicine, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria


  • Research   
    Abdominal Obesity as a Risk Factor for Stroke in Abuja, Nigeria
    Author(s): GA Onwuegbuzie*, P Alabi and F Abdulai

    Obesity in Africa has remained a public health concern, which is been fueled by urbanization and its attendant lifestyle changes which include less energy demanding jobs, sedentary lifestyle, and adopting detrimental western eating habits. There are well-established risk factors for stroke; however, the association of obesity with that of stroke is less clear. This study was designed to determine whether abdominal obesity is independently associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke. It is a case-control study of 113 patients in which a structured questionnaire was administered to consecutive patients admitted into the medical wards. The controls were matched for age and sex from a database with participants of the population-based cohort study. Statistical analysis of data was performed using SAS software (SAS Institute) 9.4. In the study 85% of the patients had hypertension,.. Read More»

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