This study was conducted to establish the attack rate, mortality rate and 28-day case-fatality rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) occurring in Girona, Spain, between October 1987 and September 1988.
The study was carried out using a population register of AMI, and took place in one central hospital, and eight county hospitals in Girona (in the autonomous community of Catalonia, northeast Spain).
Subjects comprised 222 fatal cases selected from 4069 death certificates, and 210 non-fatal cases from hospital records, among subjects aged between 25 and 74 years (reference population 263,778).
Mots-clés Pascal : Infarctus, Myocarde, Incidence, Mortalité, Epidémiologie, Homme, Espagne, Europe, Appareil circulatoire pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infarct, Myocardium, Incidence, Mortality, Epidemiology, Human, Spain, Europe, Cardiovascular disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0021284
Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.