nonmodifiable risk factor

nonmodifiable risk factor

Medtalk Any risk factor–eg, heredity, for a particular condition–eg, breast CA, which cannot be modified
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Like age, race and sex, a family history of heart disease is a nonmodifiable risk factor. If your father or brother had heart disease before age 55, or your mother or sister had it before age 65, your risk of heart attack at a younger age is especially high.
It's sometimes called a nonmodifiable risk factor, in other words a risk factor you can't change, but you can choose to lead a healthy lifestyle.
It's sometimes called a nonmodifiable risk factor, in other words one you can't change, but you can choose to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Age has been documented as a vital nonmodifiable risk factor for HTN and cardiovascular diseases in numerous studies [5, 15].
Maternal obesity and smoking are considered as a highly modifiable risk factors and primiparity as nonmodifiable risk factor.5-7 In high-income countries, the risk of stillbirths in primiparous older mothers (>35 years) is higher than young primiparous(less than 35 years) due to delay in childbearing.1,3,5,7
(9) While the ABO blood type is a nonmodifiable risk factor, it is interesting that these authors propose that a possible mechanism underlying this finding is the fact that the von Willebrand factor (vWF) levels in the blood of non-O blood types is known to be about one-quarter higher than their 0-type counterparts.
Age is the most important nonmodifiable risk factor of stroke.
The main nonmodifiable risk factor for cataract is aging, which is why so many individuals in their senior years have this."
Age It is one of the nonmodifiable risk factor for coronary artery disease and peak incidence is attained between 51 and 60 years.
Although this is considered a nonmodifiable risk factor, attention to the importance of good maternal health care can translate into a lower lifetime risk of stroke.
Digoxin increases mortality in women with congestive heart failure, compared with men; however, the clinical significance of this is unknown since gender is a nonmodifiable risk factor. More importantly, there is a suggestion of harm when looking at women treated with digoxin versus placebo.