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Sex differences in coronary heart disease and stroke mortality: a global assessment of the effect of ageing between 1980 and 2010

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Background

Cardiovascular disease mortality rates are well-known to be lower in women than men and to increase with age. Whether these sex and age effects have changed over recent decades, and how much they differ by country, is unclear.

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From the WHO Mortality Database, we obtained age- and sex-specific CHD and stroke mortality rates for the world's most populous countries with data available between 1980 and 2010. We calculated age, country, and period-sp...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000298

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Oxford, MSD, Public Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Global Health Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
e000298
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2017-03-03
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2059-7908
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pubs:684074
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uri:cfe02806-eeb2-45a5-8d28-a6894aaf325d
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uuid:cfe02806-eeb2-45a5-8d28-a6894aaf325d
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pubs:684074

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