Cardiovascular disease: risk factors in older Canadians

Maclean, David R.
October 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/19/99 Supplement, Vol. 161, pS1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the risk factors of cardiovascular disease in older people in Canada. Cardiovascular disease is an important cause of death, premature death, morbidity and years of potential life lost in Canada. The rates of cardiovascular disease and associated sequelae have been falling substantially in Canada over the past 2 decades, declining as much as 50 percent in some subpopulations.


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