Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran Iranian Heart Foundation (IHF), Iran

2 Interventional Cardiology Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

3 Heart Failure Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

4 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran

5 Research Center for Environmental determinants of Health, Health Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

6 Hormozgan Cardiovascular Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandarabbas, Iran

7 Birjand Cardiovascular Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran

8 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran

9 1 Hypertension Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran 2 Iranian Heart Foundation (IHF), Iran

10 Hypertension Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

11 Cardiac Rehabilitation Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

12 Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Abstract

To examine the outcomes of comprehensive integrated interventions using both population and high-risk approaches on the Knowledge And Practices Of dysLIPidemia (LIPOKAP). The baseline and post intervention surveys of this national, multicentric community trial were carried out on three different groups including general population (adults and their children), patients with dyslipidemia and their caretakers, and health of five counties in Iran.  About 8-months intervention programs were performed to address the management, prevention and control and were specifically designed for each target group. The content validity ratio, content validity index and Cronbach's alpha of all questionnaires were over than 0.68, 0.83 and 0.73, respectively. We recruited a total of 2456 adults and 850 of their children, 3331 of patients with dyslipidemia and 1699 of their caretakers, and 1957 health professionals. The validity and reliability of all developed questionnaires were acceptable which can examine the knowledge and practice changes through intervention activities. 

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