FREDERICK H. EPSTEIN, M.D.; LEON D. OSTRANDER JR., M.D., F.A.C.P.; BENJAMIN C. JOHNSON, M.D., DR. P.H.; MILLICENT W. PAYNE, M.D., D.P.H.; NORMAN S. HAYNER, M.D., M.P.H.; JACOB B. KELLER, M.P.H.; THOMAS FRANCIS JR., M.D., D.SC.
Much knowledge on the epidemiology of the various cardiovascular disorders, particularly coronary heart disease (1), has been gained in recent years. Data on prevalence, incidence, and mortality have yielded a general estimate of the burden of these disorders. Nevertheless, this information is limited in a number of ways. Available data on prevalence and incidence are based on samples of the general population within selected age groups or special social or occupational groups (2); data on mortality have the obvious limitations relating to accuracy of certification and being confined to the terminal event in the natural history of an illness with
EPSTEIN FH, OSTRANDER LD, JOHNSON BC, et al. Epidemiological Studies of Cardiovascular Disease in a Total Community—Tecumseh, Michigan. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:1170–1187. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-6-1170
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