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Coronary heart disease trends in England and Wales from 1984 to 2004: concealed levelling of mortality rates among young adults

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Background: Trends in cardiovascular risk factors among UK adults present a complex picture. Ominous increases in obesity and diabetes among young adults raise concerns about subsequent coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates in this group. Objective: To examine recent trends in age-specific mortality rates from CHD particularly those among younger adults. Methods and results: Mortality data from 1984 to 2004 were used to calculate age-specific mortality rates for British adults aged 35+...

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10.1136/hrt.2007.118323

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Institution:
University of Liverpool
Department:
Division of Public Health
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Institution:
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Department:
Division of Adult and Community Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
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Institution:
University of Liverpool
Department:
Division of Public Health
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O'Flaherty, M
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Funding agency for:
Ford, E
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Heart Journal website
Volume:
94
Issue:
2
Pages:
178-181
Publication date:
2008-02-01
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1468-201X
Language:
English
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2010-01-18

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