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Title Cardiovascular disease mortality : trends at different ages / [prepared by Stan Bennett, Anne Broadbent and John Woodall]
Published Canberra, A.C.T. : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2010

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Description vii, 93 pages : illustrations, graphs ; 30 cm
Series AIHW Cardiovascular disease series ; no. 31
Cardiovascular disease series ; no. 31
Contents 1. Introduction -- 1.1. Background -- 1.2. Aims -- 1.3. Methods -- 2. Trends in all cardiovascular disease -- 2.1. What are cardiovascular diseases? -- 2.2. Deaths from cardiovascular disease -- 3. Trends in coronary heart disease -- 3.1. What is coronary heart disease? -- 3.2. Deaths from coronary heart disease -- 4. Trends in stroke -- 4.1. What is stroke? -- 4.2. Deaths from stroke -- 5.1. What is heart failure/cardiomyopathy? -- 5.2. Deaths from heart failure/cardiomyopathy -- 6. Trends in rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease -- 6.1. What are rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease? -- 6.2. Deaths from rheumatic feverand reheumatic heart disease -- 7. Trends in key risk factors -- 7.1. Age -- 7.2. Tobacco smoking -- 7.3. Physical inactivity -- 7.4. High blood pressure -- 7.5. High blood cholesterol -- 7.6. Overweight and obesity -- 7.7. Diabetes -- 7.8. Summary of risk factor trends -- 8. International trends -- 9. Comment and discussion
Summary Examines recent data to determine if the observed decrease in cardiovascular disease deaths since the 1960s is shared across disease sub-types and among different population groups
Notes "April 2010"
"Cat. no. CVD 47"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-90)
Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Mortality -- Australia -- Statistics.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Australia -- Statistics.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Age factors -- Australia.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Risk factors -- Australia.
Author Bennett, Stan.
Broadbent, Anne.
Woodall, John.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
ISBN 9781742490007