Asian Journal of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Asian Journal of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases</strong>&nbsp;aims to publish&nbsp;high-quality&nbsp;papers (<a href="/index.php/AJRCD/general-guideline-for-authors">Click here for Types of paper</a>) in all areas of&nbsp;‘Cardiovascular Diseases’. This journal facilitates the research and wishes to publish papers as long as they are technically correct, scientifically motivated. The journal also encourages the submission of useful reports of negative results. This is a quality controlled,&nbsp;OPEN&nbsp;peer-reviewed, open access INTERNATIONAL journal.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> en-US (Asian Journal of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases) (Asian Journal of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases) Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:53:05 +0000 OJS 60 Perceived Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors among Adolescents in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia <p><strong>Objectives:</strong> The aim of this study is to assess the level of knowledge and perceivement of cardiovascular risk factors among male adolescent students and the practiced healthy lifestyle.</p> <p><strong>Methods:</strong> A cross-sectional multistage study targeted adolescent male students from public secondary schools in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. They were surveyed by using a self-administered questionnaire. The participants were categorized as knowledgeable and perceiving the cardiovascular risk factors risk or not.</p> <p><strong>Results:</strong> A significant association with four factors were likely found to act as CVD predictors among adolescents like limited knowledge on prevention (AOR = 0.519, 95% CI = 0.358-0.752); inadequate information on diseases severity (AOR = 0.444, 95% CI = 0.284-0.696); low ability to promote health (AOR = 0.447, 95% CI = 0.295-0.677); and, non-confidence in practicing a healthy lifestyle (AOR = 0.584, 95% CI = 0.407-0.839).</p> <p><strong>Conclusion:</strong> Curriculum school inclusion of positive health practice might help much in improving the perceiveness on cardiovascular disease and better awareness in the coming generation.</p> Sayer Ofyer Al Ruwili, Amen Bawazir ##submission.copyrightStatement## Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0000