Differences in coronary heart disease in Framingham, Honolulu and Puerto Rico.

@article{Gordon1974DifferencesIC,
  title={Differences in coronary heart disease in Framingham, Honolulu and Puerto Rico.},
  author={Tavia Gordon and Mario R. Garcia-Palmieri and Abraham Kagan and William Bernard Kannel and Jade Schiffman},
  journal={Journal of chronic diseases},
  year={1974},
  volume={27 7-8},
  pages={329-44}
}
LARGE variations in the incidence of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) have been claimed to exist around the world [l, 21. It is important to establish the validity of geographic variation in CHD incidence as it provides clues to the causes and prevention of this disease. Vital statistics have shown a lower death rate from CHD among middle aged men in Puerto Rico and in the Honolulu Japanese than in the United States white population [3, 43. To investigate this finding prospective studies were begun… CONTINUE READING