Population awareness of coronary artery disease risk factors in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study [Letter]
Anusha Sreejith,1 Aji Gopakumar,2 Shatha Al Sharbatti,1 Jayadevan Sreedharan1
1Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, United Arab Emirates; 2Institutional Research Unit, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, United Arab Emirates
The study titled “Population awareness of coronary artery disease risk factors in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study” by Almalki et al1 is of much significance, due to the high prevalence of the disease in the region. The objective was to assess public awareness of risk factors for coronary artery disease. The authors did an extensive literature search on the prevalence and risk factors of the disease. As the study tackles a major population health problem, we hope the authors will clarify the following points.
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