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Record number 421595
Title Levels and trends in cardiovascular risk factors and drug treatment in 4837 eldery Dutch myocardial infarction patients between 2002 and 2006
Author(s) Soedamah-Muthu, S.S.; Geleijnse, J.M.; Giltay, E.J.; Goede, J. de; Oude Griep, L.M.; Waterham, E.; Teitsma-Jansen, A.M.; Mulder, B.J.M.; Boer, M.J. de; Deckers, J.W.; Zock, P.L.; Kromhout, D.
Source Netherlands Heart Journal 20 (2012)3. - ISSN 1568-5888 - p. 102 - 109.
Department(s) Chair Nutrition and Disease
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Chair Nutrition and Health over the Lifecourse
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) coronary-heart-disease - life-style - prevention - mortality - guidelines - trial
Abstract Background It is important to gain insight into opportunities for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Our aim was to investigate levels and trends in cardiovascular risk factors and drug treatment in Dutch post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients between 2002 and 2006 and to make comparisons with the EUROASPIRE surveys (1999–2007). Methods We analysed data from 4837 post-MI patients (aged 69 years, 78% men) from 32 Dutch hospitals, using baseline cross-sectional data from the Alpha Omega Trial. Results Between 2002 and 2006, significant declines were found in the prevalence of smoking (23% to 16%, p¿
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