Social patterning of myocardial infarction and stroke in Sweden: incidence and survival.

@article{Peltonen2000SocialPO,
  title={Social patterning of myocardial infarction and stroke in Sweden: incidence and survival.},
  author={Markku Peltonen and M{\aa}ns Ros{\'e}n and Vivan Lundberg and Kjell Asplund},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={151 3},
  pages={283-92}
}
Cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality rates show marked social patterning in industrialized countries. The aim of this study was to analyze if not only incidence but also survival after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and stroke differ among socioeconomic groups. Within the framework of the population-based World Health Organization's Multinational Monitoring of Trends and Determinants in Cardiovascular Disease (MONICA) Project, all first-ever AMI (ages 25-64 years) and stroke (ages… CONTINUE READING

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