Dr. Hajra Tariq, Dr Samina Sohail, Dr. Asif Ali
Background: The most usual kind of heart disorder that leads to early death is coronary heart disease (CHD). Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the factors associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) in patients presented at the hospital. Patients and Methods: This research was completed from August to November 2018 at Mayo Hospital, Lahore. Those patients were selected who were found with an acute coronary heart disorder. The interview was taken from all patients to check the incidence of factors associated with CHD. Gender, Anxiety, depression, positive family history, smoking, obesity, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipidemia were the factors that were examined. Cardiologist made the identification. A Performa was designed for the assemblage of information. SPSS was used for data assessment. Results: Among the total selected patients, the number of male and female was 70% and 30% respectively. The patients observed with anxiety and depression were 15%. Half of the patients (49.50%) were addicted to smoking. The patients found with hypertension, positive family history, diabetes mellitus, obesity and dyslipidemia were 45%, 32%, 29.5%, 26% and 23% respectively. Conclusion: The results showed that the most frequent factor after male gender that is associated with CHD is a smoking habit. It is followed by hypertension, positive history, diabetes mellitus, obesity, dyslipidemia, anxiety and depression. The significance of adjustable risk factors is also discussed in this study that may help in the prevention of CHD. Keywords: Risk Factors, Hypertension, Positive History, Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Dyslipidemia, Depression, Anxiety and Coronary Heart Disease.