Prevalence, Mortality, and Indicators of Health Care Supply—Association Analysis of Cardiovascular Diseases in Germany

  title={Prevalence, Mortality, and Indicators of Health Care Supply—Association Analysis of Cardiovascular Diseases in Germany},
  author={Christina Dornquast and Stefan N. Willich and Thomas Reinhold},
  journal={Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine},
Introduction: There are regional differences in the morbidity of major cardiovascular disease between the 16 federal states of Germany. An association between the morbidity and the health care supply has been described in international studies. The aim of the present analysis was to examine the relationship between the prevalence or mortality of major cardiovascular disease and several key indicators of health care supply in Germany. Methods: Life expectancy and the proportion of over 65-year… 

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