Variation in coronary risk factor levels of men and women between the German-speaking MONICA centres

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_58D80BB73E92
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Titre
Variation in coronary risk factor levels of men and women between the German-speaking MONICA centres
Périodique
Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique
Auteur(s)
Marti  B., Rickenbach  M., Keil  U., Stieber  J., Greiser  E., Herman  B., Heinemann  L., Assmann  A., Schadlich  H., Nussel  E., Ostorlamm  E., Gutzwiller  F.
ISSN
0398-7620 (Print)
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
1990
Volume
38
Numéro
5-6
Pages
479-86
Notes
Comparative Study Journal Article Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Résumé
The aim of this analysis was to compare levels of risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in men and women aged 25-64 years between German-speaking MONICA collaborating centres, the German Democratic Republic (GDR), Augsburg - the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG)(Au), Bremen - FRG (Br), Heidelberg - FRG (He), and Vaud/Fribourg - Switzerland (CH, with a German-speaking minority). Prevalence of cigarette smoking in men showed little variation in four centres (34 to 40%) and was higher in BR men (49%), while it varied from 17% (GDR) to 33% (BR) in women. Mean total serum cholesterol values (mmol/L) were highest in GDR and CH men (both 6.2) and GDR women (6.1), and lowest in both He men (5.7) and He women (5.6). The proportion with cholesterol values greater than or equal to 6.7 mmol/L was largest in CH men (34%) and smallest in FRG (He) women (17%), while lowering the cut-off point from 6.7 to 6.5 mmol/L raised the prevalence of hypercholesterolaemia in all centres by 5 to 10%. Mean values (mmHg) of blood pressure (BP) were highest in both GDR men (140/88) and women (138/86), as was the prevalence of hypertensive BP values. In all centres, women aged 25-34 had BP values approximately 12/5 mmHg lower than age-matched men, but BP values similar to men at age 55-64, which indicates that age-parallel increase in BP was steeper in women than men.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)
Mots-clé
Adult Blood Pressure Body Mass Index Cholesterol/blood Coronary Disease/*epidemiology/ethnology Cultural Characteristics Female Germany, East/epidemiology Germany, West/epidemiology Humans Longitudinal Studies Male Middle Aged Risk Factors Smoking/epidemiology/ethnology Switzerland/epidemiology
Pubmed
Web of science
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