Do changes in cardiovascular risk factors explain changes in mortality from stroke in Finland?

Vartiainen, Erkki; Sarti, Cinzia
April 1995
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/8/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6984, p901
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a study which states that changes in the three main cardiovascular risk factors have caused a fall in the patient mortality rate in Finland. Observed changes in mortality from stroke during the past 20 years; Assessment of the levels of coronary risk factors; Calculation using the Cox's model; Examination of the relative importance of each factor.


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