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  1. Fulltext. Cardiovascular diseases in a Canadian arctic population.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    The purpose of this study was to review cardiovascular mortality, morbidity, and risk factors in the multiethnic population of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

    Methods

    We analyzed death certificates and hospital records, and used a community health and examination survey.

    Results

    The age-standardized mortality rate for ischemic heart disease (but not for other heart diseases or stroke) among the Northwest Territories population was lower than among the Canadian population.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Epidémiologie, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Mortalité, Morbidité, Homme, Arctique, Ethnie, Etude comparative

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiovascular disease, Epidemiology, Canada, North America, America, Mortality, Morbidity, Human, Arctic Region, Ethnic group, Comparative study

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

    Cote : 93-0498057

    Code Inist : 002B12. Création : 199406.