oa South African Medical Journal - Ischaemic heart disease mortality rates in White South Africans compared with other populations
|Article Title||Ischaemic heart disease mortality rates in White South Africans compared with other populations|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Institute for Biostatistics of the South African Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, CP|
|Publication Date||Oct 1978|
|Pages||595 - 601|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiology, Demographic data, Epidemiology, Ischaemic heart disease, Mortality rate and Racial comparison|
Age- and sex-specific mortality rates for ischaemic heart disease (IHD) of White South Africans for 1970 were higher, especially in the younger age groups, than the rates in the USA and Finland, countries with known high IHD mortality rates, and Sweden, a country with a low IHO mortality rate.
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