The Coronary Risk Factor Study (CORIS) examined the feasibility and effectiveness of a multifactorial community intervention programme to reduce coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factor levels.
Three Afrikaner communities were surveyed before and after a 4-year intervention in two of the communities, the third serving as a control (C).
Intervention was primarily by small mass media (low-intensity intervention, LII) or by small mass media plus interpersonal intervention to high-risk individuals (high-intensity intervention, HII).
After allowing for change in C, significant net reductions in blood pressure, smoking, and risk score were obtained in LII and HII alike.
Though the total cholesterol (TC) fell by 10-12%, there was no net reduction in favour of the intervention communities.
Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie coronaire, Programme sanitaire, Evaluation, Economie santé, Facteur risque, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Education sanitaire, Prévention, Mass media, Entretien, Etude comparative, Afrikaner, Caucasoïde, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Analyse coût
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Coronary heart disease, Sanitary program, Evaluation, Health economy, Risk factor, Human, Cardiovascular disease, Health education, Prevention, Mass media, Interview, Comparative study, Caucasoid, South Africa, Africa, Cost analysis
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Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.