Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary  
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
      • 1.1 Background
      • 1.2 Aims
      • 1.3 Methods
    2. Trends in all cardiovascular disease
      • 2.1 What are cardiovascular diseases?
      • 2.2 Deaths from cardiovascular disease
    3. Trends in coronary heart disease
      • 3.1 What is coronary heart disease?
      • 3.2 Deaths from coronary heart disease
    4. Trends in stroke
      • 4.1 What is stroke?
      • 4.2 Deaths from stroke
    5. Trends in heart failure/cardiomyopathy
      • 5.1 What is heart failure/cardiomyopathy?
      • 5.2 Deaths from heart failure/cardiomyopathy
    6. Trends in rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
      • 6.1 What are rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease?
      • 6.2 Deaths from rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
    7. Trends in key risk factors
      • 7.1 Age
      • 7.2 Tobacco smoking
      • 7.3 Physical inactivity
      • 7.4 High blood pressure
      • 7.5 High blood cholesterol
      • 7.6 Overweight and obesity
      • 7.7 Diabetes
      • 7.8 Summary of risk factor trends
    8. International trends
    9. Comment and discussion
    10. Data sources and classifications
    11. Statistical methods
    12. Statistical tables
  • End matter
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures