Major differences in cardiovascular risk indicators by educational status. Results from a population based screening program.

  • Brian Gran
  • Published 1995 in Scandinavian journal of social medicine


All people aged 30-59 years living in one primary health care center's catchment area were invited to participate in a population based screening program. A total of 2642 people (68%) participated. An overall risk index for having a heart attack within 5 years (Ps) was calculated based on diastolic BP, smoking status, total cholesterol, and age. Other risk… (More)