Explaining coronary heart disease in Hong Kong: creation of a model for policy and planning

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1. The largest contribution of coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality reductions was from medical treatment. 2. A smaller contribution was estimated to be due to risk factors changes. 3. Improvement of treatment uptake levels can have a substantial effect in reducing CHD mortality.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-25
Number of pages4
JournalHong Kong Medical Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009