oa South African Medical Journal - The prevalence of ischaemic heart disease risk factors in middle-aged white miners
|Article Title||The prevalence of ischaemic heart disease risk factors in middle-aged white miners|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Institute for Biostatistics, South African Medical Research Council, Johannesburg **Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases, Johannesburg ***Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of the Witwatersrand and South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg ****Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Sep 1980|
|Pages||471 - 476|
|Keyword(s)||Epidemiology, Ischaemic heart disease, Minining, Occupational health, Prevalence and Risk factors|
The prevalence of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) risk factors was studied in a random sample of 3930 White miners, aged 45 - 62 years, of whom 202 had evidence of a definite or probable myocardial infarct (MI) on electrocardiographic and chest pain criteria.
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