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Table 1 Summary of the studies included in the meta-analysis and deaths attributed to clinical and population strategies

From: The impact of clinical and population strategies on coronary heart disease mortality: an assessment of Rose’s big idea

Author (Publication year) Country Total CHD deaths averted Years Studied Age of Participants Main outcome
CHD deaths prevented or postponed
Population Strategy Clinical Strategy Unexplained
Unal et al. (2005) [14] England & Wales 61,747 1981–2000 25–84 years 53% 38% 9%
Bennett et al. (2006) [15] Ireland 3765 1985–2000 25–84 years 48% 44% 8%
Capewell et al. (2000) [16] New Zealand 671 1982–1993 Entire population of 996,000 of central Auckland, New Zealand 54% 46% 0%
Björck et al. (2009) [17] Sweden 13,180 1986–2002 25–84 55% 36% 9%
Laatikainen et al. (2005) [18] Finland 373 1982–1997 35–64 years 53% 26% 21%
Ford et al. (2007) [19] United States 341,745 1980–2000 25–84 years 44% 47% 9%
Unal et al. (2013) [20] Turkey 35,720 1995–2008 35–84 years 42% 47% 11%
Palmieri et al. (2010) [21] Italy 42,930 1980–2000 25–84 years 55% 40% 5%
Wijeysundera et al. (2010) [22] Ontario, Canada 7585 1994–2005 25–84 years 48% 43% 9%
Bandosz et al. (2012) [23] Poland 26,200 1991–2005 25–74 years 54% 37% 9%
Hotchkiss et al.(2014) [24] Scotland 5770 2000–2010 >  25 years 39% 43% 18%
Flores-Mateo et al. (2011) [25] Spain 8530 1988–2005 35–74 years 50% 47% 3%
Abu-Rmeileh et al. (2012) [26] West Bank 125 1998–2009 25–75 years 66% 29% 5%
Bajekal et al. (2012) [27] England & Wales 38,000 2000–2007 >  25 years 34% 52% 14%
Bruthans et al. (2012) [28] Czech Republic 12,080 1985–2007 25–74 years 52% 43% 5%
Hughes et al. (2012) [29] Northern Ireland 3180 1987–2007 25–84 years 60% 35% 5%
Pereira et al. (2013) [30] Portugal 3760 1995–2008 25–84 years 42% 50% 8%
Aspelund et al. (2010) [31] Iceland 295 1981–2006 25–74 years 73% 25% 2%
Kabir et al. (2013) [32] Republic of Ireland 6450 1985–2006 25–84 years 48% 40% 12%
Soshiro et al. (2019) [33] Japan 75,700 1980–2012 35–84 years 35% 56% 9%
Sobers et al. (2019) [34] Barbados 139 1990–2012 > 25 years 19% 56% 25%
Marek et al. (2018) [35] Slovak Republic 1820 1993–2008 25–74 years 41% 50% 9%