Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: Baseline characteristics of the household sample and comparative analyses with national data in 17 countries

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Corsi D. J. , Subramanian S. V. , Chow C. K. , Mckee M., Chifamba J., Dagenais G., ...More

AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL, vol.166, no.4, pp.636-650, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 166 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ahj.2013.04.019
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.636-650


Background The PURE study was established to investigate associations between social, behavioural, genetic, and environmental factors and cardiovascular diseases in 17 countries. In this analysis we compare the age, sex, urban/rural, mortality, and educational profiles of the PURE participants to national statistics.