Risk factors for stroke in middle-aged men in Göteborg, Sweden.

  title={Risk factors for stroke in middle-aged men in G{\"o}teborg, Sweden.},
  author={P. F. H. Harmsen and Agneta Rosengren and A Tsipogianni and Lars Wilhelmsen},
  volume={21 2},
To evaluate stroke risk factors in Göteborg, Sweden, during 1970-1973 a cohort of 7,495 participating men from a general population sample of 9,998 men aged 47-55 years were examined with respect to cardiovascular risk factors. Men with hypertension and hypercholesterolemia and men who were heavy smokers were treated. We assessed stroke end points and cause-specific mortality using a stroke register and death certificates. During a mean follow-up of 11.8 years, 230 strokes occurred in the… CONTINUE READING