Nivel de riesgo cardiovascular global de los trabajadores de una empresa de seguridad física de la ciudad de Santiago de Cali en el año 2018
López Echeverry, Francisco Javier
Galindez Anacona, Martha Esther
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INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to determine the level of global cardiovascular risk of the workers of a physical security company in the city of Santiago de Cali in 2018. METHODOLOGY: A descriptive, cross-sectional observational study on a database provided by an occupational health and safety IPS (3,016 employees). RESULTS: The highest proportion of men (93.64%), 86.54% of the workers evaluated do not report smoking tobacco or cigarettes, 71.9% of the workers of the physical security company evaluated present a low level of risk for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) a 5 years; while 10.2% have a high level of risk. CONCLUSION: Significant statistical differences were found between the male gender being 8.7 times more likely of a Cardio Vascular event than the female gender. From the age of 50 the RCV is increased by 45 times. Smokers are 6.5 times more likely to have a CV event. Workers with SBP greater than 120 mm Hg are 4 times more likely to have CV disease. The presence of diabetes mellitus alone increases the CVR by 16.8 times.