Hong Kong Med J 2009;15(Suppl 2):S22-5
Explaining coronary heart disease trends in Hong Kong: creation of a model for policy and planning
SM McGhee, JC So, GN Thomas
Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
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.