Hypertension and its Distribution in Prague

  • H. Geizerová
  • J. Widimský
  • Z. Piša
  • J. Hurych
  • Z. Hejl
  • H. Pistulková
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 8)

Abstract

In Czechoslovakia, the diseases of the cardiovascular (CV) system are responsible for almost 50% of all deaths (561.1/100,000 in 1976), and are still the leading cause of mortality [1]. Between 1968 and 1976 mortality from CV disease (ICD, 1966: 390–458) exhibited a moderate upward trend from 504.8/ 100,000 to 561/100,000, which is an increase of about 11.3%.

Keywords

Cholesterol Obesity Depression Smoke 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Geizerová
  • J. Widimský
  • Z. Piša
  • J. Hurych
  • Z. Hejl
  • H. Pistulková

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