Socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s.

OBJECTIVE To assess the association between socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s. DESIGN Longitudinal study. SETTING 10 European populations (95,009,822 person years). METHODS Longitudinal data on IHD mortality by educational level were obtained from registries in Finland… CONTINUE READING