Long-term prediction of coronary heart disease mortality in two rural Greek populations.

@article{Dontas1993LongtermPO,
  title={Long-term prediction of coronary heart disease mortality in two rural Greek populations.},
  author={Anastasios S Dontas and Alessandro Menotti and Christ Aravanis and A Corcondilas and D Lekos and Fulvia Seccareccia},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1993},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={1153-7}
}
In 1960-61 two pooled Greek rural populations totalling 1215 men aged 40-59 years were followed-up for 25 years. A Cox model analysis of fatal coronary events over 15 years showed that serum cholesterol in men aged 40-59 years, cholesterol in men aged 45-64 years, and systolic blood pressure in men aged 50-69 played a predictive role. The coefficient of age became more significant with advancing age and that of cigarette smoking only at 25 years follow-up. The coefficient of cholesterol… CONTINUE READING

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