Deaths from coronary heart disease

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Map: Deaths from coronary heart disease

Mortality and burden of disease estimates for countries provided by Colin Mathers (Evidence and Information for Policy, WHO) from analyses prepared for The World Health Report 2003.

Deaths from coronary heart disease compared with other causes

WHO. The World Health Report 2003: Shaping the future. Geneva, WHO, 2003, Table 1.3:17.

Change of heart

British Heart Foundation Statistics database. 1. Mortality. Table 1.5

WHO. The World Health Report 2003: Shaping the future. Geneva, WHO, 2003, Annex Table 2:154-159.


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