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Explaining the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in Turkey between 1995 and 2008

Belgin Unal1*, Kaan Sözmen1, Hale Arık2, Gül Gerçeklioğlu1, Deniz Utku Altun1, Hatice Şimşek1, Sinem Doganay1, Yücel Demiral1, Özgür Aslan3, Kathleen Bennett4, Martin O´Flaherty5, Simon Capewell5 and Julia Critchley6

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey

2 Ordu Community Health Centre, Ordu, Turkey

3 Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey

4 Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

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

6 Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George’s, University of London, London, UK

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:1135  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1135

Published: 5 December 2013

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The Turkish IMPACT Model. Table S1. Main Data Sources Populating the Turkey IMPACT Model. Table S2. Treatment Uptake Data Sources. Table S3. Age-Specific Case Fatality Rates for Each Patient Group. Table S4. Clinical Efficacy of Interventions: Relative Risk Reductions Obtained From Meta-Analyses, and Randomized Controlled Trials. Table S5. Specific Beta Coefficients for Major Risk Factors.

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