Abstract

Cardiovascular diseases represents the first cause of mortality in Romania. Anatomopathologic and epidemiologic studies shown that the accumulation of lipid-containing plaques on the innermost layer of the wall of coronary vessels, in youth is in relation with some risk factors: corporal fat, high blood pressure and adverse lipid profile.  The main objectives of the paper are to investigate some cardiovascular risk factors and the relations between them in teenagers.

Keywords

Systolic blood pressure, Diastolic blood pressure, Total cholesterol, Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, High density lipoprotein cholesterol, Teenagers, Risk.