87 Coronary Risk Factors in Schoolchildren: Preliminary Findings of the Northern Ireland Young Heart's Project

Abstract

Northern Ireland (NI) lies at the top of the world mortality league for Adult Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). We have evaluated coronary risk factor status in a random stratified sample of 1015 school children, comprising 251 12-year-old boys, 258 12-year-old girls, 252 15-year-old boys and 254 15-year old girls. The protocol included a physical examination… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199112000-00117

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