Association between diabetes and coronary heart disease in Aboriginal people: are women disadvantaged?

@article{Wang2004AssociationBD,
  title={Association between diabetes and coronary heart disease in Aboriginal people: are women disadvantaged?},
  author={Zhiqiang Wang and Wendy E Hoy},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2004},
  volume={180 10},
  pages={508-11}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence rate of coronary heart disease (CHD) in Australian Aboriginal people with type 2 diabetes, and to compare the impact of diabetes on CHD risk in Aboriginal women and men. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING A remote Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory. PARTICIPANTS 889 Aboriginal people aged 20-74 years followed up to 31 May 2003 after baseline examination in 1992-1995. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Incidence rates of CHD (estimated for 123 participants… CONTINUE READING

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