Coronary heart disease mortality in Australia: is mortality starting to increase among young men?

@article{Wilson1995CoronaryHD,
  title={Coronary heart disease mortality in Australia: is mortality starting to increase among young men?},
  author={Angela Wilson and V. Siskind},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={678-84}
}
BACKGROUND There has been a major decline in mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) in Australia from about 1967 through to 1989, occurring across all age groups simultaneously. We have analysed data up until 1992 to examine for trends within age cohorts. METHODS Death registrations for acute myocardial infarction and CHD were used to construct male and female 5-year age- and cohort-specific mortality rates starting at 1900-1904 for cohorts and 25-29 years for age. Trends within age… CONTINUE READING

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