Best-practice interventions to reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality in UK: a prospective occupational cohort study

@article{Kivimki2008BestpracticeIT,
  title={Best-practice interventions to reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality in UK: a prospective occupational cohort study},
  author={Mika Kivim{\"a}ki and Martin J. Shipley and Jane E. Ferrie and Archana Singh-Manoux and George David Batty and Tarani Chandola and Michael Marmot and George Davey Smith},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2008},
  volume={372},
  pages={1648-1654}
}
BACKGROUND How much the successful implementation of the most effective (ie, best-practice) interventions could reduce socioeconomic inequalities of coronary heart disease mortality is not known. We assessed this issue in an occupational cohort study comparing low with high socioeconomic groups. METHODS We undertook a prospective cohort study on 17 186 male civil servants aged 40-69 years between 1967 and 1970 in the UK (the Whitehall study). Socioeconomic position was based on employment… CONTINUE READING
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