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  1. Cardiac mortality in Alaska's indigenous and non-native residents.

    Article - En anglais

    Cardiac disease mortality in Alaska, from both ischaemic and rheumatic heart disease, is of interest given the high consumption of fish and high streptococcal disease rates in the indigenous population.

    Uniformly coded underlying cause-of-death data for the period 1979-1988, compared with that from 1955-1965, indicated that deaths from all cardiac diseases combined, have been increasing in Alaska Natives over the past 30 years.

    Recent mortality from all cardiac, ischaemic, and rheumatic heart diseases in Alaska Natives were 80%, 61%, and 202% of those corresponding levels in Alaskan whites, whose cardiac mortality closely profiles US whites.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie coronaire, Rhumatisme articulaire aigu, Streptococcie, Bactériose, Infection, Autochtone, Complication, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Mortalité, Alaska, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rhumatisme inflammatoire, Ethnie, Répartition géographique, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Coronary heart disease, Rheumatic fever, Streptococcal infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Autochtonous, Complication, Human, Cardiovascular disease, Mortality, Alaska, United States, North America, America, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Inflammatory joint disease, Ethnic group, Geographic distribution, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0280388

    Code Inist : 002B13A03. Création : 199406.