Socioeconomic Status and Coronary Heart Disease

Ali Janati, Hossein Matlabi, Hamid Allahverdipour, Masumeh Gholizadeh & Leila Abdollahi
Background: Iran has undergone a remarkable demographic transition over the last three decades. Socioeconomic status (SES) indicators including education, income, and occupation are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors, morbidity, and mortality. The aim of the present study was to describe demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, their association to the diseases, and to explore the predictive risk of CHD in Tabriz, the fourth largest city in Iran and the capital of East Azerbaijan Province....