I. The Study Program and Objectives

@article{Wilkins1970ITS,
  title={I. The Study Program and Objectives},
  author={Lippincott Williams Wilkins},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1970},
  volume={41},
  pages={I-1–I-8}
}
  • L. Wilkins
  • Published 1 April 1970
  • Medicine
  • Circulation
AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL approach to coronary heart disease (CHD) is suggested by the sheer magnitude of the problem, as measured by the number of persons affected and by the obvious fact that hope of controlling the disease can only come from preventive measures applicable to populations or population segments. The urgency of finding means of prevention is sharpest for men in middle age for it is in that group that the social cost of CHD is greatest. Figure I. 1 shows the dominance of CHD as a cause… 
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