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La malattia cardiaca e i fattori psicosociali
  • S. Mendis

Estratto

Ogni anno si verificano approssimativamente 35 milioni di decessi imputabili a malattie croniche. Circa un terzo di queste morti sono dovute esclusivamente a malattie cardiovascolari. Le malattie cardiovascolari, inoltre, rappresentano il 10% del volume globale delle malattie, l’80% delle quali è sopportato da paesi a reddito basso o medio [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Mendis
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiovascular DiseasesWorld Health OrganizationGinevraSvizzera

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