Geographical differences in myocardial infarction incidence in eight Swedish counties, 1976-1981.

@article{Hammar1992GeographicalDI,
  title={Geographical differences in myocardial infarction incidence in eight Swedish counties, 1976-1981.},
  author={Niklas Hammar and Anders Ahlbom and T{\"o}rres Theorell},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={348-55}
}
Considerable regional variation in coronary heart disease mortality has been observed in Sweden. This variation is of public health concern and is also a point of departure for etiologic studies. The central aim of the present study was to investigate whether there are also regional differences in myocardial infarction incidence and to evaluate whether these are likely to be explained by regional differences in smoking, blood pressure, and serum cholesterol. The study base consisted of subjects… CONTINUE READING