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Coronary Heart Disease Briefing
Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH)
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a collective term for diseases that occur when the walls of the coronary arteries become narrowed by a gradual build up of fatty material called atheroma. For the purpose of this briefing, CHD includes heart attack and angina (chest pain on exertion or stress). The Chronic Conditions Hub is a website that brings together information on chronic health conditions. It allows you to easily access, manage and share relevant information resources. The Chronic Conditions Hub includes the Institute of Public Health in Ireland’s (IPH) estimates and forecasts of the number of people living with chronic conditions. On the Chronic Conditions Hub you will find: - A Briefing for each condition - Detailed technical documentation - Detailed national and sub-national data that can be downloaded or explored using online data tools - A prevalence tool that allows you to calculate prevalence figures for your population data
Keyword(s): Heart disease; coronary heart disease; Prevention; Policy
Publication Date:
2012
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: All Ireland Public Health Repository
Publisher(s): Institute of Public Health
File Format(s): application/pdf
First Indexed: 2015-05-29 16:05:42 Last Updated: 2015-05-29 16:10:46