Cardiovascular disease risk factors were measured in a population survey in Pitkäranta District in the Republic of Karelia and in North Karelia in Finland in spring 1992.
According to official statistics the cardiovascular mortality in the Republic of Karelia is somewhat higher, and total mortality and cancer mortality considerably higher than in North Karelia.
A random sample of the population, aged 25-64 years, was taken in Pitkäranta (n=1000) and in North Karelia (n=2000).
The participation rates were 84% and 74% respectively.
The mean total serum cholesterol among men was 5.2 mmol/l in Pitkäranta and 5.8 mmol/l in North Karelia (P<0.001) and among women 5.3 mmol/l and 5.6 mmol/l (P<0.001), respectively.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Epidémiologie, Russie, Eurasie, Finlande, Europe, Mortalité
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiovascular disease, Risk factor, Human, Epidemiology, Russia, Eurasia, Finland, Europe, Mortality
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