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Main Title Geographic Variation in Declining Ischemic Heart Disease Mortality in the United States, 1968-1978.
Author Davis, W. B. ; Hayes, C. G. ; Knowles, M. ; Riggan, W. B. ; van Bruggen, J. ;
CORP Author North Carolina Univ. at Chapel Hill. School of Public Health.;Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA-R-811550; EPA/600/J-85/305;
Stock Number PB86-162302
Additional Subjects Coronary artery disease ; Mortality ; Heart disease ; United States ; Reprints ; Health statistics ; Geographic variation
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-162302 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 18p
Despite the well-known geographic pattern for ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality, studies of the decline in IHD have not provided a comprehensive examination of its spatial component. In the study, the authors computed and mapped mean rates and percent change in IHD mortality for whites, ages 35-74, during the eighth revision (1968-1978) of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Visual evidence of clustering and markedly different spatial patterns were found for mean rate and percent change among the State Economic Areas (SEA) of the U.S. Spatial patterns of change varied by gender.