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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

Abstract

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
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.whiterose.ac.uk:954

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