Illiteracy, low educational status, and cardiovascular mortality in India


BACKGROUND Influence of education, a marker of SES, on cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality has not been evaluated in low-income countries. To determine influence of education on CVD mortality a cohort study was performed in India. METHODS 148,173 individuals aged ≥ 35 years were recruited in Mumbai during 1991-1997 and followed to ascertain vital… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-567


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@inproceedings{Pednekar2011IlliteracyLE, title={Illiteracy, low educational status, and cardiovascular mortality in India}, author={Mangesh Suryakant Pednekar and Rajeev Gupta and Prakash Chandra Gupta}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2011} }