Reducing the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease, Part 1: The Epidemiology and Risk Factors.

@article{Joseph2017ReducingTG,
  title={Reducing the Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease, Part 1: The Epidemiology and Risk Factors.},
  author={Philip G. Joseph and Darryl P Leong and Martin McKee and Sonia S Anand and Julia Schwalm and Koon Kang Teo and Andrew Mente and Salim Yusuf},
  journal={Circulation research},
  year={2017},
  volume={121 6},
  pages={
          677-694
        }
}
Current global health policy goals include a 25% reduction in premature mortality from noncommunicable diseases by 2025. In this 2-part review, we provide an overview of the current epidemiological data on cardiovascular diseases (CVD), its risk factors, and describe strategies aimed at reducing its burden. In part 1, we examine the global epidemiology of cardiac conditions that have the greatest impact on CVD mortality; the predominant risk factors; and the impact of upstream, societal health… CONTINUE READING
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