WHO European Multifactorial Prevention Trial

  • G. De Backer
Conference paper


The WHO Collaborative Trial in the Multifactorial Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease is a collaborative effort of researchers from Belgium, Italy, Poland, Spain, and the United Kingdom [1]. In this paper preliminary incidence results from the collaborative study are presented.


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  1. 1.
    WHO European Collaborative Group (1974) An international controlled trial in the multifactorial prevention of coronary heart disease. Int J Epidemiol 3: 219CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    WHO (1971) Report of the 5th working group on IHD Registers, Copenhagen. Euro 8201 ( 5 ) WHO, CopenhagenGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

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  • G. De Backer

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