HUGH S. FULMER, M.D.; RICHARD W. ROBERTS, M.D.
Epidemiologic research has played a major role in recent years in increasing our knowledge of coronary heart disease. Studies throughout the world have demonstrated an apparent low prevalence of the disease in many of the less developed countries. Analyses for variables important in its causation have revealed that many proposed factors are intimately woven into the cultural pattern. In conducting such research, therefore, the total ecologic situation as it relates to coronary heart disease should be taken into account to the fullest extent possible. An opportunity to conduct such an investigation was provided as a part of the long-term Navajo-Cornell
FULMER HS, ROBERTS RW. Coronary Heart Disease Among the Navajo Indians. Ann Intern Med. ;59:740–764. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-5-740
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(5_Part_1):740-764.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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