Factors Present Justifications
Increasing age Heredity Gender Age influences both the risk and the severity of CHD. Symptomatic CHD appears predominantly in people older than 40 years of age, and 4 of 5 people who die of CHD are age 65 years and older.
Our patient’s age is 72 years
old so he is consider being at risk to have severe CHD.
Children whose parents had heart disease are at higher risk of CHD. Coronary artery disease is the number one killer of both men and women. Men are at higher risk for heart attacks at younger ages, the risk for women increases significantly at menopause.
Our patient is a male.