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Out of the original 16 cohorts in the Seven Countries Study on Cardiovascular Diseases, 12 population samples in six countries have reached the 20 year follow-up deadline. Data on mortality became fully available for a total of 8287 men aged 40-59 at entry examination (two cohorts in Finland, one...
Low risk strategies use favourable levels of different behavioural and physiological parameters, which may be accepted as health indicators. High risk strategies are oriented to protect people from the potential risk levels of the same behavioural and physiological parameters. Both strategies are...
In Europe around 1970 there were only a few small and often poorly known epidemiological studies on risk factors and the incidence of coronary heart disease. In order to enhance the utilization of the information contained in them, the Medical Clinic in Heidelberg offered uniform data analysis to...