[Cardiovascular risk factors. I. Review of possible causes of heart and vascular diseases].

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Despite the decline in the past 30 years in age-adjusted mortality, cardiovascular disease is still the most important cause of morbidity and mortality in the Western world and increasingly so in the non-Western world. The decreased mortality rate is attributed to increased knowledge of the risk factors, a concomitant healthier life style and improved… (More)

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@article{Bom2002CardiovascularRF, title={[Cardiovascular risk factors. I. Review of possible causes of heart and vascular diseases].}, author={Johanna G van der Bom and M. L. Bots and Diederich E Grobbee}, journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde}, year={2002}, volume={146 25}, pages={1169-74} }