Analyzing recent trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) deaths among the elderly in the United States using data from official statistical sources. Article

Veledar, E, Fazel, R, Shaw, L et al. (2010). Analyzing recent trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) deaths among the elderly in the United States using data from official statistical sources. . 64(5), 281-283.



cited authors

  • Veledar, E; Fazel, R; Shaw, L; Fazlibegovic, E; Hadziomerovic, M

fiu authors

abstract

  • Total mortality rates and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates are declining in the USA. Accordingly, the oldest individuals (85+ years) comprise the fastest growing segment of the population. How do these declines in mortality apply to and re-apportion other age groups? We examined trends in CHD mortality for the USA population over 25 years of age, focusing on changes occurring among individuals 65-74 and 75-84 years of age.

publication date

  • December 1, 2010

start page

  • 281

end page

  • 283

volume

  • 64

issue

  • 5