The future impact of population growth and aging on coronary heart disease in China: projections from the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model-China

@article{Moran2008TheFI,
  title={The future impact of population growth and aging on coronary heart disease in China: projections from the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model-China},
  author={Andrew E Moran and D. H. Zhao and Dongfeng Gu and Pamela G. Coxson and Chung-Shiuan Chen and Jun Cheng and Weiping Li and Jiang He and Lee Goldman},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={394 - 394}
}
BACKGROUND China will experience an overall growth and aging of its adult population in coming decades. We used a computer model to forecast the future impact of these demographic changes on coronary heart disease (CHD) in China. METHODS The CHD Policy Model is a validated state-transition, computer simulation of CHD on a national scale. China-specific CHD risk factor, incidence, case-fatality, and prevalence data were incorporated, and a CHD prediction model was generated from a Chinese… CONTINUE READING