Convergence Exploration for Predictors of the Cardiovascular Disease Risk

한국 성인 남성의 심혈관질환 위험에 대한 예측 요인의 융복합적 탐색

  • Received : 2017.11.26
  • Accepted : 2018.02.20
  • Published : 2018.02.28


This study aimed to identify the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) among age groups using the Framingham risk score (FRS). The research design used was a cross sectional descriptive study using the Sixth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 2013-2015. Data from 5211 men, between the ages of 30-74 was analyzed. After adjusting for age, the result of logistic regression analysis showed that obesity (OR=2.51 95% CI=2.05-3.07), physical inactivity (OR=1.71, 95% CI=1.39-2.10), heavy alcohol drinking (OR=1.33, 95% CI=1.09-1.62), and dietary fiber intake (OR=0.99, 95% CI=0.98-0.99) were presented as predictors of CVD. Obesity was considered to be a particularly important predictor of CVD for young and middle-aged men. This result will be used for developing intervention relating to lifestyle modification for young and middle-aged men.


Obesity;Healthy lifestyle;Diet;Physical activity;Cardiovascular disease


Supported by : Far East University


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