Incidence of ischaemic heart disease and stroke in Chinese, Malays and Indians in Singapore: Singapore Cardiovascular Cohort Study.

@article{Heng2000IncidenceOI,
  title={Incidence of ischaemic heart disease and stroke in Chinese, Malays and Indians in Singapore: Singapore Cardiovascular Cohort Study.},
  author={Derrick Mk Heng and Jimmy Lee and Suok Kai Chew and Boon Yeow Tan and Kenneth T Hughes and Kee Seng Chia},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={231-6}
}
INTRODUCTION This is the first prospective cohort study in Singapore to describe the incidence of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke among Chinese, Malays and Asian Indians. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Singapore Cardiovascular Cohort Study is a longitudinal follow-up study on a general population cohort of 5920 persons drawn from 3 previous cross-sectional surveys. Morbidity and mortality from IHD and stroke were ascertained by record linkage using a unique identification number with the… CONTINUE READING