Years of productive life lost to premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases
Cardiovascular diseases exact a major toll in both developed and developing countries in terms of death, ill health, and premature incapacitation. This presentation concerns itself with the economic cost-expressed in terms of years of economically active life lost to premature mortality- imposed by cardiovascular diseases in relatively developed and undeveloped regions on BrazilPublished in Portuguese in Bol. Oficina Sanit. Panam 110(2):118-25, 1991
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