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Cholesterol and coronary heart disease: screening and treatment

By G.D. Smith, N. Payne, M. Pickin, T.A. Sheldon, F. Lampe, F. Sampson, G. Wannamthee, S. Ebrahim, C. McCabe and S. Ward


Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United Kingdom, accounting for just under one quarter of all deaths in 1995: 27% among men and 21% among women.1 Although many CHD deaths occur among elderly people, CHD accounts for 31% of male and 13% of female deaths within the 45–64 age group

Year: 1998
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