Modification of risk factors for coronary heart disease. Five-year results of a school-based intervention trial.

@article{Walter1988ModificationOR,
  title={Modification of risk factors for coronary heart disease. Five-year results of a school-based intervention trial.},
  author={Heather J. Walter and Albert Hofman and Roger D. Vaughan and Ernst L. Wynder},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={318 17},
  pages={1093-100}
}
We conducted a study of the effectiveness of an educational intervention designed to modify risk factors associated with coronary heart disease among 3388 children in 37 schools in two demographically dissimilar areas (the Bronx and Westchester County) in and around New York City. Schools within each area were randomly assigned to either intervention or nonintervention groups. In schools targeted for intervention, children in the fourth through eighth grades were taught a teacher-delivered… CONTINUE READING

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