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Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of acute myocardial infarction: a cohort study quantifying age- and gender-specific differences in relative and absolute terms

Carla Koopman1, Aloysia AM van Oeffelen1, Michiel L Bots1, Peter M Engelfriet2, WM Monique Verschuren12, Lenie van Rossem1, Ineke van Dis3, Simon Capewell4 and Ilonca Vaartjes13*

Author Affiliations

1 Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht (STR 6.131), P.O. Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2 National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands

3 Dutch Heart Foundation, The Hague, the Netherlands

4 Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:617  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-617

Published: 7 August 2012

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Explanation and example calculation of Population Attributable Risks (PAR) and Preventable Proportion (PP).

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