Inter-cohort differences in coronary heart disease mortality in the 25-year follow-up of the seven countries study

@article{Menotti2004IntercohortDI,
  title={Inter-cohort differences in coronary heart disease mortality in the 25-year follow-up of the seven countries study},
  author={Alessandro Menotti and Ancel Benjamin Keys and Daan Kromhout and Henry W. Blackburn and Christ Aravanis and Bennie P. M. Bloemberg and Ratko Buzina and Anastasios S. Dontas and Flaminio Fidanza and Simona Giampaoli and MarttiJ. Karvonen and Mariapaola Lanti and Ivan Moha{\vc}ek and Sre{\'c}ko Nedeljkovi{\'c} and Aulikki Nissinen and Juha Pekkanen and Sven Punsar and Fulvia Seccareccia and Hironori Toshima},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={527-536}
}
Sixteen cohorts of men aged 40–59 years at entry were examined with the measurement of some risk factors and then followed-up for mortality and causes of death for 25 years. These cohorts were located in the USA (1 cohort), Finland (2), the Netherlands (1), Italy (3), the former Yugoslavia (5), Greece (2), and Japan (2), and included a total of 12,763 subjects.Large differences in age-adjusted coronary heart disease (CHD) death rates were found, with extremes of 45 per 1000 in 25 years in… 
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