• Medicine
  • Published in Medicina clinica 1999

[Lipid profile of the Spanish population: the DRECE (diet and risk of cardiovascular disease in Spain) study. DRECE study group].

@article{GmezGerique1999LipidPO,
  title={[Lipid profile of the Spanish population: the DRECE (diet and risk of cardiovascular disease in Spain) study. DRECE study group].},
  author={Juan Antonio G{\'o}mez-Gerique and Jos{\'e} Antonio Guti{\'e}rrez-Fuentes and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Chaves Montoya and A Porres and Alfredo Rueda and Alfredo I Ascione Avellaneda and Mar{\'i}a A. Rubio},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  year={1999},
  volume={113 19},
  pages={
          730-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND In Spain the mortality rate due to cardiovascular disease (CVD) is relatively low compared to that of other developed countries. Until now few epidemiological studies have been performed among the global Spanish population to evaluate a relation between CVD risk factors and the lipid profile that could justify our privileged situation. For, this reason, the DRECE study was designed to know the situation at present in Spain respect to the risk of suffering from CVD in particular, the… CONTINUE READING

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