Advancing the hypothesis that geographic variations in risk factors contribute relatively little to observed geographic variations in heart disease and stroke mortality Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Disease
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Weak associations between CHD and stroke mortality and strong associations between CHD and stroke risk scores suggest that geographic variation in risk factors may not underlie geographic variations in stroke and CHD mortality. The relationship between risk factor scores and mortality was stronger for CHD than stroke.

publication date

  • August 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2778033

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ypmed.2009.03.004

PubMed ID

  • 19285103

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 129

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 49

number

  • 2-3