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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 53–72.
Published: 01 February 2000
..., valvular heart disease, arteriosclerosis, and joint and back problems was about 66%. Occupational shifts accounted for 29% of the decline; the decreased prevalence of infectious disease accounted for 18%; the remainder are unexplained. The duration of chronic conditions has remained unchanged since...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1185–1206.
Published: 12 September 2012
... when conditions were at their worst were more likely than non-POWs to die of any cause and to die of heart disease and stroke. They also exhibited more adverse cardiovascular signs and symptoms and valvular heart disease. They were also more likely to be laborers and were less likely to own property...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 119–137.
Published: 01 February 2002
... are consistent with the high prevalence rate for valvular heart disease (39% among men aged 60 74 in 1910).4 METHODS Functional disability (difficulty walking, difficulty bending, paralysis, blindness in at least one eye, and deafness in at least one ear) can be related to chronic conditions through probit...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2010
... diagnose valvular heart disease from a murmur in the aortic or mitral valve noted in the exam. We diagnose congestive heart failure as concurrent edema, cyanosis, and dyspnea. The examining surgeons diagnosed arteriosclerosis by feeling whether the arteries had hardened. Arteriosclerosis therefore refers...
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Demography (1997) 34 (1): 135–157.
Published: 01 February 1997
... of rheumatic heart disease (e.g., valvular defects and myocar- dial lesions) may be due to changes in the prevalence ofviru- lent streptococcal strains, which largely disappeared from the United States 30-40 years ago (Kaplan 1993). Pathogens also affect cancer risks. Helicobactor pylori, a bacteria identified...