Dietary changes in the North Karelia Project (1972-1982).

  title={Dietary changes in the North Karelia Project (1972-1982).},
  author={Pirjo Pietinen and Aulikki Nissinen and Erkki Vartiainen and A Tuomilehto and Ulla Uusitalo and A Ketola and S Moisio and Pekka M Puska},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={17 2},
The North Karelia Project is a community-based program to reduce the high cardiovascular disease rates in the province of North Karelia in eastern Finland. Dietary changes aimed at reducing serum cholesterol levels were among the main objectives. The evaluation of the program was based on examinations of independent cross-sectional population samples in 1972, 1977, and 1982 in North Karelia and in a matched reference area. A questionnaire was used to measure changes in dietary habits during the… CONTINUE READING
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