Explaining age-specific inequalities in mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease and ischaemic heart disease among South Korean male public servants: relative and absolute perspectives.

@article{Khang2008ExplainingAI,
  title={Explaining age-specific inequalities in mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease and ischaemic heart disease among South Korean male public servants: relative and absolute perspectives.},
  author={Young Ho Khang and John W Lynch and Kyung-Hee Jung-Choi and Hong-Jun Cho},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2008},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={75-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine age-specific patterns in the ability of major cardiovascular risk factors to explain relative and absolute socioeconomic inequalities in mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and ischaemic heart disease (IHD). DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING South Korea. SUBJECTS 575 377 male public servants aged 30-64 with 16 998 deaths between 1995 and 2003. MAIN OUTCOMES All-cause, CVD, and IHD mortality. RESULTS Four cardiovascular risk factors… CONTINUE READING