Mortality rates and risk factors for coronary disease in black as compared with white men and women.

@article{Keil1993MortalityRA,
  title={Mortality rates and risk factors for coronary disease in black as compared with white men and women.},
  author={Julian E. Keil and Susan E. Sutherland and Rebecca G. Knapp and Daniel T. Lackland and Peter C Gazes and Herman A. Tyroler},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={329 2},
  pages={73-8}
}
BACKGROUND Currently recognized risk factors for coronary artery disease have been identified primarily from investigations of white populations. In this investigation, we estimated mortality rates for coronary disease and for any cause and identified risk factors for death from coronary disease among whites and blacks. METHODS Data collected over a 30-year period in the Charleston Heart Study were used to estimate mortality rates and quantify associations with risk factors assessed at the… CONTINUE READING

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