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In 1987 the population of a rural community in Tyrol aged 20 to 74 years was screened for plasma lipids (cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglycerides). The mean cholesterol value was 205.8 mg/dl (5.31 mml/l) in men and 207.9 mg/dl (5.37 mmol/l) in women. These values seem to be the lowest so far recorded for population-based cholesterol values in Austria.(More)
This paper shows a model of team-work between an internal specialist and a psychiatrist or psychotherapist, which aims at fighting against addiction to nicotine. Such team-work helps to increase the rate of success. The study described in this paper was carried out in a village in the Tyrol. An instructive campaign was organized, which lasted for several(More)
Within the scope of a field survey carried out in the Tyrolean village of Oberperfuss in April 1977, a questionnaire was filled out by 296 men and 315 women aged between 20 and 64 years and the HBs Antigen (HBs Ag) was determined. 16,9% of the men and 15,9% of the woman, indicated that they suffered once from a liver disease of jaundice. The prevalence of(More)
In 1977 a field survey of coronary risk factors was carried out on the inhabitants of the Tyrolean village Oberperfuss aged between 20 and 64 years. Height and weight were also measured. 295 men and 316 women, corresponding to 70 and 75% of the entire population participated in the baseline survey. We tried in a community orientated intervention program(More)
In 1971 a population-based Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD) Register was established in the Innsbruck area as part of the WHO international collaborative study. Demographic and geographic data covering the area, as well as the locally-applied methods are described. One hundred and seventy four cases (133 males and 41 females) of acute myocardial infarction(More)
Information on drug consumption was collected in May 1987 within the framework of the 10 year follow-up survey of a coronary risk factor detection programme in the Tyrolean village of Oberperfuss. Data were obtained from the entire cohort born between 1913 and 1927. On average, men took 1.7 and women 2.8 different types of drugs. Blood pressure lowering(More)
A model for community health and social services was set up in 1979 in the village of Zirl, Tyrol. All persons entitled to a preventive medical examination, i.e. those aged 19 years and over, were invited to make an appointment with their general practitioner in 1979/80 and again in 1981/82. 737 people took part in the first examination, corresponding to(More)