W. B. Kannel, M.D., (Assoc.); T. R. Dawber, M.D., F.A.C.P.; A. Kagan, M.D., F.A.C.P.; N. Revotskie, M.D.; J. Stokes III, M.D., (Assoc.)
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Factors possibly related to the development of coronary heart disease were studied prospectively in a sample (ages 30-59) of a town's population. One hundred eighty-six individuals (125 men and 61 women) developed manifestations of coronary heart disease (36.3 per 1,000) during six years' observation following the initial examination of the 5,127 subjects initially free of such manifestations.
In the age range of 30-44, there were 34 cases, with a male: female incidence ratio of 13-1; in the age range 45-62 the ratio in 152 cases decreased to approximately 2:1.
Men had more serious diseases than women but incidence rates for
Kannel WB, Dawber TR, Kagan A, et al. Risk Factors in the Development of Coronary Heart Disease. Six Year Follow-up Experience—The Framingham Study.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:1035. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-5-1035_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(5):1035.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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