Similar support for three different life course socioeconomic models on predicting premature cardiovascular mortality and all-cause mortality
- Life-Course Socioeconomic and Behavioral Influence on Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: The Collaborative Study. Smith, George Davey; Hart, Carole // American Journal of Public Health;Aug2002, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p1295
Objectives. This study sought to demonstrate life-course influences on cardiovascular disease (CVD). Methods. Data were derived from a prospective observational study in which the main outcome measure was death resulting from C VD. Results. Combining 4 socioeconomic and behavioral risk...
- Mortality in Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia: Divergence in Recent Trends and Possible Explanations. Grigoriev, Pavel; Shkolnikov, Vladimir; Andreev, Evgueni; Jasilionis, Domantas; Jdanov, Dmitri; Meslé, France; Vallin, Jacques // European Journal of Population;Aug2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p245
Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia were quite comparable in terms of their socioeconomic development. Despite some differences in overall mortality levels, the three former Soviet republics were also very close to each other in terms of directions of...
- You can avoid a Heart Disease Diagnosis. // Asian Pacific Post;3/7/2013, p8
The article offers information on cardiovascular disease, which is considered one of the leading causes of death in Canada.
- CAUSES OF DEATH AND SOCIAL CLASSES IN ROMANIA. Fat, L.; Drugan, T. // Central European Journal of Public Health;Nov2007 Supplement, pS22
Introduction: The special literature shows the existence of the morbidity and mortality differences between social classes in all the European countries. In each country for which data are available, chances of premature death were found to be higher among people with a lower educational level,...
- Rates decreased for top five leading causes of death. // Cardiology Today;Nov2012, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p1
The article reports that age-adjusted death rates decreased from 2010 to 2011 for five of the leading causes of death such as cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and Alzheimer's disease.
- Determinants for Autopsy after Unexplained Deaths Possibly Resulting from Infectious Causes, United States. Liu, Lindy; Callinan, Laura S.; Holman, Robert C.; Blau, Dianna M. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Apr2012, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p549
The article discusses a study that analyzed U.S. multiple cause-of-death data from 2003 to 2006 for demographic and clinical determinants for autopsy in unexplained deaths that may have been caused by infection. Information from Arizona records was examined to identify factors associated with...
- Time course of temperature effects on cardiovascular mortality in Brisbane, Australia. Weiwei Yu; Wenbiao Hu; Mengersen, Kerrie; Yuming Guo; Xiaochuan Pan; Connell, Des; Shilu Tong // Heart;Jul2011, Vol. 97 Issue 13, p1089
Objective To quantify the lagged effects of mean temperature on deaths from cardiovascular diseases in Brisbane, Australia. Design Polynomial distributed lag models were used to assess the percentage increase in mortality up to 30 days associated with an increase (or decrease) of 1Â°C above...
- Postchallenge Hyperglycemia and Mortality in a National Sample of U.S. Adults. Saydah, Sharon H.; Brancati, Frederick L.; Miret, Montserrat; Varas, Cristina; Sung, Jennifer; Gause, Douglas // Diabetes Care;Aug2001, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p1397
Presents information on a study which assessed the independent association of fasting and 2-h glucose levels with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality. Research design and methods; Characteristics of the study population; Mortality rates and causes; Results and conclusions.
- Whether to report diabetes as the underlying
cause-of-death? a survey of internists of different
sub-specialties. Tsung-Hsueh Lu; Ching-Fai Kwok; Low-Tone Ho // BMC Endocrine Disorders;2010, Vol. 10, p13
Background: Cause-specific mortality is a commonly used endpoint of clinical trials or prospective studies. However, it is sometimes difficult for physician to determine the underlying-cause-of-death (UCD), especially for diabetic patients coexisted with cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The aim of...