Trends in cardiovascular risk factors in Australia. Results from the National Heart Foundation's Risk Factor Prevalence Study, 1980-1989.

@article{Bennett1994TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in cardiovascular risk factors in Australia. Results from the National Heart Foundation's Risk Factor Prevalence Study, 1980-1989.},
  author={Stanley A Bennett and Paul Magnus},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1994},
  volume={161 9},
  pages={519-27}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine recent changes in the cardiovascular risk factor profile of Australian adults and to compare these with trends in mortality. DESIGN Questionnaire and examination data collected from multicentre cross-sectional surveys conducted in 1980, 1983 and 1989. SUBJECTS 19,315 randomly selected respondents aged 25-64 years living in the six State capital cities. RESULTS During the 1980s, average blood pressure levels declined in all age groups and for both men and women. The… CONTINUE READING
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