Cardiovascular risk factor characterisation of women in the community of Strömstad, Sweden, compared with other female populations.
Statistics on the community level have revealed an increased mortality from cardiovascular diseases, especially stroke, among women in the community of Strömstad situated in the northern part of the County of Göteborg and Bohus near the Norwegian border.
Based on prevalence data from a population study in Strömstad, to which all women aged 45-64 were invited and 86% attended, it was, however, concluded that history of cardiovascular diseases including stroke were not more common in Strömstad than in Gothenburg and Copenhagen.
Mots-clés Pascal : Accident cérébrovasculaire, Cérébrovasculaire pathologie, Système nerveux pathologie, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Homme, Femelle, Facteur risque, Suède, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stroke, Cerebrovascular disease, Nervous system diseases, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Human, Female, Risk factor, Sweden, Europe
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Cote : 92-0416834
Code Inist : 002B17C. Création : 199406.