MONICA

MONICA COLLABORATIVE PUBLICATIONS

In addition to the collaborative publications listed here, there are over 600 publications from the individual MONICA Collaborating Centres or small groups of them. Collaborative presentations at international meetings and Internal reports of the WHO MONICA Project are listed on separate pages.

Books

  1. Tunstall-Pedoe H, editor. Prepared by Tunstall-Pedoe H, Kuulasmaa K, Tolonen H, Davidson M, Mendis S with 64 other contributors for The WHO MONICA Project. MONICA Monograph and Multimedia Sourcebook. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2003. ISBN 92 4 156223 4.

Original printed articles 

  1. Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K,Torppa J, for the WHO MONICA Project. WHO MONICA Project: Geographic variation in mortality from cardiovascular diseases. World Health Stat Q 1987;40:171-84.
  2. Tunstall-Pedoe H, for the WHO MONICA Project. The World Health Organization MONICA Project (Monitoring Trends and Determinants in Cardiovascular Disease): A major international collaboration. J Clin Epidemiol 1988;41:105-14.[PubMed]
  3. Pajak A, Kuulasmaa K, Tuomilehto J, Ruokokoski E, for the WHO MONICA Project. Geographical variation in the major risk factors of coronary heart disease in men and women aged 35-64 years. World Health Stat Q 1988;41:115-40.
  4. Tunstall-Pedoe H. Problems with criteria and quality control in the registration of coronary events in the MONICA study. Acta Med Scan Suppl 1988;728:17-25. [PubMed]
  5. Asplund K, Tuomilehto J, Stegmayr B, Wester PO, Tunstall-Pedoe H. Diagnostic criteria and quality control of the registration of stroke events in the WHO MONICA Project. Acta Med Scan Suppl 1988;728:26-39. [PubMed]
  6. Asplund K, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, Torppa J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Multinational stroke mortality data at the baseline of the WHO MONICA Project. In: Meyer JS et al., eds. Cerebral Vascular Disease. Elsevier Science Publishers, B.V. (Biomedical Division), 1989;7:167-170.
  7. Böthig S, for the WHO MONICA Project. WHO MONICA Project: objectives and design. Int J Epidemiol 1989;18(Suppl 1):S29-S37. [PubMed]
  8. Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. WHO MONICA Project: Assessing CHD mortality and morbidity. Int J Epidemiol  1989;18(Suppl 1):S38-S45. [PubMed]
  9. Keil U, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. WHO MONICA Project: Risk factors. Int J Epidemiol 1989;18(Suppl 1):S46-S55. [PubMed]
  10. Tunstall-Pedoe H. Diagnosis, measurement and surveillance of coronary events. Int J Epidemiol 1989;18(Suppl 1):S169-S173. [PubMed]
  11. The WHO MONICA Project. A worldwide monitoring system for cardiovascular diseases: Cardiovascular mortality and risk factors in selected communities. World Health Stat A 1989;27-149.
  12. Chambless LE, Dobson AJ, Patterson CC, Raines B. On the use of a logistic risk score in predicting risk of coronary heart disease. Stat Med 1990;9:385-396. [PubMed]
  13. Döring A, Pajak A, Ferrario M, Grafnetter D, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Methods of total cholesterol measurement in the baseline survey of the WHO MONICA Project. Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 1990;38:455-461. [PubMed]
  14. Hense HW, Kuulasmaa K, Zaborskis A, Kupsc W, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of blood pressure measurements in epidemiological surveys. The impact of last digit preference and the proportions of identical duplicate measurements. Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 1990;38:463-468. [PubMed]
  15. Dobson A, Kuulasmaa K, Eberle E, Scherer J. Confidence intervals for weighted sums of Poisson parameters. Stat Med 1991;10: 457-62. [PubMed]
  16. Tunstall-Pedoe H, Kuulasmaa K, Amouyel P, Arveiler D, Rajakangas A-M, Pajak A, for the WHO MONICA Project. Myocardial infarction and coronary deaths in the World Health Organization MONICA Project. Registration procedures, event rates and case fatality in 38 populations from 21 countries in 4 continents. Circulation 1994;90:583-612. [PubMed]
  17. Stewart AW, Kuulasmaa K, Beaglehole R, for the WHO MONICA Project. Ecological analysis of the association between mortality and major risk factors of cardiovascular disease. Int J Epidemiol 1994;23:505-16. [PubMed]
  18. Asplund K, Bonita R, Kuulasmaa K, Rajakangas A-M, Feigin V, Schädlich H, Suzuki K, Thorvaldsen P, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Multinational comparisons of stroke epidemiology - evaluation of case-ascertainment in the WHO MONICA stroke study. Stroke 1995;26:355-60. [PubMed]
  19. Thorvaldsen P, Asplund K, Kuulasmaa K, Rajakangas A-M, Schroll M, for the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke incidence, case fatality and mortality in the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke 1995;26:361-367. [PubMed]
  20. Hense HW, Koivisto A-M, Kuulasmaa K, Zaborskis A, Kupsc W, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Assessment of blood pressure measurement quality in the baseline surveys of the WHO MONICA Project. J Hum Hypertens 1995; 9:935-46. [PubMed]
  21. Asplund K, Rajakangas A-M, Kuulasmaa K, Thorvaldsen P, Bonita R, Stegmayr B, Suzuki K, Eisenblätter D, for the WHO MONICA Project. Multinational comparison of diagnostic procedures and management of acute stroke - the WHO MONICA Study. Cerebrovascular Diseases 1996; 6:66-74.
  22. Dobson A, Filipiak B, Kuulasmaa K, Beaglehole R, Stewart A, Hobbs M, Parsons R, Keil U, Greiser E, Korhonen H, Tuomilehto J. Relations of changes in coronary disease rates and changes in risk factor levels: Methodological issues and a practical example. Am J Epidemiol 1996, 143:1025-34. [PubMed]
  23. Tunstall-Pedoe H. Is acute coronary heart disease different in different countries in the two sexes: lessons from the MONICA Project. Cardiovascular Risk Factors 1996;6:254-61.
  24. Salomaa V, Dobson A, Miettinen H, Rajakangas A-M, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Mild myocardial infarction - a classification problem in epidemiologic studies. J Clin Epidemiol 1997;50:3-13. [PubMed]
  25. Thorvaldsen P, Kuulasmaa K, Rajakangas A-M, Rastenyte D, Sarti C, Wilhelmsen L, for the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke trends in the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke 1997;28:500-506. [PubMed]
  26. Stegmayr B, Asplund K, Kuulasmaa K, Rajakangas A-M, Thorvaldsen P, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke incidence and mortality correlated to stroke risk factors in the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke 1997;28:1367-1374. [PubMed]
  27. Molarius A, Seidell JC, Kuulasmaa K, Dobson AJ and Sans S, for the WHO MONICA Project. Smoking and relative body weight: an international perspective from the WHO MONICA Project. J Epidemiol Community Health 1997;51:252-260. [PubMed]
  28. Kuulasmaa K, Dobson A, for the WHO MONICA Project. Statistical issues related to following populations rather than individuals over time. Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute: Proceedings of the 51st Session; 1997 Aug 18-26; Istanbul, Turkey.Voorburg: International Statistical Institute; 1997. Book 1; 295-8. Also available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/isi97/isi97.htm.
  29. Chambless L, Keil U, Dobson A, Mähönen M, Kuulasmaa K, Rajakangas A-M, Löwel H, Tunstall-Pedoe H, for the WHO MONICA Project. Population versus clinical view of case fatality from acute coronary heart disease: results from the WHO MONICA Project 1985-1990. Circulation 1997;96:3849-3859. [PubMed]
  30. Jackson R, Chambless L, Higgins M, Kuulasmaa K, Wijnberg L, Williams OD, for the WHO MONICA Project and ARIC Study. Gender differences in ischaemic heart disease mortality and risk factors in 46 communities: an ecologic analysis. Cardiovascular Risk Factors 1997;7:43-54.
  31. Wolf HK, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, Domarkiene S, Cepaitis Z, Molarius A, Sans S, Dobson A, Keil U, Rywik S, for the WHO MONICA Project. Blood pressure levels in the 41 populations of the WHO MONICA project. J Hum Hypertens 1997;11:733-42. [PubMed]
  32. Dobson A, Evans A, Ferrario M, Kuulasmaa K, Moltchanov V, Sans S, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Tuomilehto J, Wedel H, Yarnell J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Changes in estimated coronary risk in the 1980s: Data from 38 populations in the WHO MONICA Project. Annals of Medicine 1998;30:199-205. [PubMed]
  33. Evans A, Dobson A, Ferrario M, Kuulasmaa K, Moltchanov V, Sans S, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Tuomilehto J, Wedel H, Yarnell J, for the WHO MONICA Project. The WHO MONICA Project: changes in coronary risk in the 1980s. Proceedings of the XIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis; 5-9 October 1997, Paris, France. Elsevier Science, Atherosclerosis XI, 1998; 49-55.
  34. Dobson A, Kuulasmaa K, Moltchanov V, Evans A, Fortmann SP, Jamrozik K, Sans S, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Changes in cigarette smoking among adults in 35 populations in the mid 1980s. Tobacco Control 1998;7:14-21. [PubMed]
  35. Molarius A, Seidell JC, Sans S, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Waist and hip circumferences, and waist-hip ratio in 19 populations of the WHO MONICA Project. Int J Obes 1999;23:116-125. [PubMed]
  36. Tunstall-Pedoe H, Kuulasmaa K, Mähönen M, Tolonen H, Ruokokoski E, Amouyel P, for the WHO MONICA (monitoring trends and determinants in cardiovascular disease) Project. Contribution of trends in survival and coronary-event rates to changes in coronary heart disease mortality: 10-year results from 37 WHO MONICA Project populations. Lancet 1999;353:1547-57. [PubMed]
  37. Molarius A, Seidell JC, Sans S, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Varying sensitivity of waist action levels to identify subjects with overweight or obesity in 19 populations of the WHO MONICA Project. J Clin Epid 1999;52:1213-24. [PubMed]
  38. Kuulasmaa K, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Dobson A, Fortmann S, Sans S, Tolonen H, Evans A, Ferrario M, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Estimation of contribution of changes in classic risk factors to trends in coronary-event rates across the WHO MONICA Project populations. Lancet 2000:355;675-87. [PubMed]
  39. Tunstall-Pedoe H, Vanuzzo D, Hobbs M, Mähönen M, Cepaitis Z, Kuulasmaa K, Keil U, for the WHO MONICA Project. Estimation of contribution of changes in coronary care to improving survival, event rates, and coronary heart disease mortality across the WHO MONICA Project populations. Lancet 2000:355;688-700. [PubMed]
  40. Ingall T, Asplund K, Mähönen M, Bonita R, for the WHO MONICA Project. A multinational comparison of subarachnoid hemorrhage epidemiology in the WHO MONICA stroke study. Stroke 2000;31:1054-1061. [PubMed]
  41. Molarius A, Seidell JC, Sans S, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Educational level, relative body weight, and changes in their association over 10 years: an international perspective from the WHO MONICA Project. Am J Public Health 2000;90:1260-68. [PubMed]
  42. Molarius A, Parsons RW, Dobson AJ, Evans A, Fortmann SP, Jamrozik K, Kuulasmaa K, Moltchanov V, Sans S, Tuomilehto J, Puska P, for the WHO MONICA Project. Trends in cigarette smoking in 36 populations from the early 1980s to the mid 1990s: findings from the WHO MONICA Project. Am J Public Health 2001;91:206-212. [PubMed]
  43. Evans A, Tolonen H, Hense HW, Ferrario M, Sans S, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Trends in coronary risk factors in the WHO MONICA Project. Int J Epidemiol 2001;30(Suppl 1):S35-S40. [PubMed]
  44. Kulathinal SB, Kuulasmaa K, Gasbarra D. Estimation of an errors-in-variables regression model when the variances of the measurement errors vary between the observations. Stat Med 2002;21:1089-1101. [PubMed]
  45. Tolonen H, Mähönen M, Asplund K, Rastenyte D, Kuulasmaa K, Vanuzzo D, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Do trends in population levels of blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors explain trends in stroke event rates? Comparisons of 15 populations in 9 countries within the WHO MONICA Stroke Project. Stroke 2002;33:2367-2375.[PubMed]
  46. Truelsen T, Mähönen M, Tolonen H, Asplund K, Bonita R, Vanuzzo D, for the WHO MONICA Project. Trends in stroke and coronary heart disease in the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke 2003;34:1346-1352. [PubMed]
  47. Sarti C, Stegmayr B, Tolonen H, Mähönen M, Tuomilehto J, Asplund J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Are changes in mortality from stroke caused by changes in stroke event rates or case fatality? - Results from the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke 2003;34:1833-1841. [PubMed]
  48. Silventoinen K, Sans S, Tolonen H, Monterde D, Kuulasmaa K, Kesteloot H, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Trends in obesity and energy supply in the WHO MONICA Project. Int J Obes 2004;28:710-718. [PubMed]
  49. Lundberg V, Tolonen H, Stegmayr H, Kuulasmaa K, Asplund K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Use of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy in the WHO MONICA Project. Maturitas 2004;48:39-49. [PubMed]
  50. Merlo J, Asplund K, Lynch J, Råstam L, Dobson A, for the WHO MONICA Project. Population effects on individual systolic blood pressure: a multilevel analysis of the World Health Organization MONICA Project. Am J Epidemiol 2004;159:1168-1179. [PubMed]
  51. Gostynski M, Gutzwiller F, Kuulasmaa K, Döring A, Ferrario M, Grafnetter D, Pajak A, for the WHO MONICA Project. Analysis of the relationship between total cholesterol, age, body mass index among males and females in the WHO MONICA Project. Int J Obes 2004;28:1082-1090. [PubMed]
  52. Barnett AG, Dobson AJ, for the WHO MONICA Project. Is the increase in coronary events on Mondays an artifact? Epidemiology 2004;15:583-588. [PubMed]
  53. Mähönen M, McElduff P, Dobson AJ, Kuulasmaa K, Evans A, for the WHO MONICA Project. Current smoking and the risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction in the WHO MONICA Project populations. Tob Control 2004;13:244-250. [PubMed]
  54. Barnett AG, Dobson AJ, for the WHO MONICA Project. Estimating trends and seasonality in coronary heart disease. Stat Med 2004;23:3505-3523. [PubMed]
  55. Yarnell JWG, McCrum E, Rumley A, Patterson CC, Salomaa V, Lowe GDO, Evans A, on behalf of the MONICA Optional Haemostasis Study Investigators. Association of European population levels of thrombotic and inflammatory factors with risk of coronary heart disease: the MONICA Optional Haemostasis Study. Eur Heart J 2005;26:332-42. [PubMed]
  56. Tolonen H, Keil U, Ferrario M, Evans A, for the WHO MONICA Project. Prevalence, awareness and treatment of hypercholesterolaemia in 32 populations: results from the WHO MONICA Project. Int J Epidemiol 2005;34:181-192. [PubMed]
  57. Wolf HK, Kuulasmaa K, Tolonen H, Sans S, Molarius A, Eastwood BJ, for the WHO MONICA Project. Effect of sampling frames on response rates in the WHO MONICA risk factor surveys. Eur J Epidemiol 2005;20:293-299. [PubMed]
  58. Tolonen H, Ferrario M, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Standardization of total cholesterol measurement in population surveys - pre-analytic sources of variation and their effect on the prevalence of hypercholesterolaemia. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2005;12:257-267. [PubMed]
  59. Barnett AG, Dobson AJ, McElduff P, Kuulasmaa K, Salomaa V, Sans S, for the WHO MONICA Project. Cold periods and coronary events: an analysis of populations worldwide. J Epidemiol Community Health 2005;59:551-557. [PubMed]
  60. Tolonen H, Dobson A, Kulathinal S for the WHO MONICA Project. Effect on trend estimates of the difference between survey respondents and non-respondents: results from 27 populations in the WHO MONICA Project. Eur J Epidemiol 2005;20:887-898. [PubMed]
  61. Antikainen R, Moltchanov V, Chukwuma C, Kuulasmaa K, Marques-Vidal P, Sans S, Wilhelmsen L, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension: the WHO MONICA Project. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2006;13:13-29. [PubMed]
  62. Tolonen H, Dobson A, Kulathinal S, for the WHO MONICA Project. Assessing the quality of risk factor survey data: lessons from the WHO MONICA Project. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2006;13:104-114. [PubMed]
  63. Tunstall-Pedoe H, Connaghan J, Woodward M, Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K. Pattern of declining blood pressure across replicate population surveys of the WHO MONICA project, mid-1980s to mid-1990s, and the role of medication. BMJ 2006;332:629-635. [PubMed]
  64. Barnett A, Sans S, Salomaa V, Kuulasmaa K, Dobson A, for the WHO MONICA Project. The effect of temperature on systolic blood pressure. Blood Press Monit 2007;12:195-203. [PubMed]
  65. Wietlisbach V, Marques-Vidal P, Kuulasmaa K, Karvanen J, Paccaud F, for the WHO MONICA Project. The relation of body mass index and abdominal adiposity with dyslipidemia in 27 general populations of the WHO MONICA Project. Nutr Metab Carbiovasc Dis 2013;23:432-442. [PubMed]

Publications in the World Wide Web

  1. WHO MONICA Project. MONICA Manual. WHO MONICA Project e-publications [Internet]. 1998-1999; (1). URN:NBN:fi-fe19981146. Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/manual/index.htm.
  2. Mähönen M, Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Amouyel P, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of coronary event registration data in the WHO MONICA Project. (January 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/coreqa/coreqa.htm,   URN:NBN:fi-fe19991072.
  3. Moltchanov V, Kuulasmaa K, Torppa J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of demographic data in the WHO MONICA Project. (April 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/demoqa/demoqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991073.
  4. Mähönen M, Cepaitis Z, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of acute coronary care data in the WHO MONICA Project. (February 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/accqa/accqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991081.
  5. Mähönen M, Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of stroke event registration data in the WHO MONICA Project. (November 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/strokeqa/strokeqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991080.
  6. Kuulasmaa K, Tolonen H, Ferrario M, Ruokokoski E, for the WHO MONICA Project. Age, date of examination and survey periods in the MONICA surveys. (May 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/age/ageqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991075.
  7. Wolf HK, Kuulasmaa K, Tolonen H, Ruokokoski E,  for the WHO MONICA Project. Participation rates, quality of sampling frames and sampling fractions in the MONICA Surveys. (September 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/nonres/nonres.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991076.
  8. Molarius A, Kuulasmaa K, Evans A, McCrum E, Tolonen H, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on smoking behaviour in the WHO MONICA Project. (February 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/smoking/qa30.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991077
  9. Kuulasmaa K, Hense H, Tolonen H, for theWHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on blood pressure in the WHO MONICA Project. (May 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/bp/bpqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991082.
  10. Ferrario M, Kuulasmaa K, Grafnetter D, Moltchanov V, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of total cholesterol measurements in the WHO MONICA Project. (April 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/tchol/tcholqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991083.
  11. Marques-Vidal P, Ferrario M, Kuulasmaa K, Grafnetter D, Moltchanov V, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on HDL cholesterol in the WHO MONICA Project. (June 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/hdl/hdlqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991137.
  12. Molarius A, Kuulasmaa K, Sans S, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of weight and height measurements in the WHO MONICA Project. (May 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/bmi/bmiqa20.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991079.
  13. Molarius A, Sans S, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on waist and hip circumferences in the WHO MONICA Project. (October 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/waisthip/waisthipqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991091.
  14. Molarius A, Kuulasmaa K, Moltchanov V, Ferrario M, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on marital status and educational achievement in the WHO MONICA Project. (December 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/educ/educqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991078.
  15. Molarius A, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on hypertension control in the WHO MONICA Project. (October 1998). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/hyperten/hbpdrug.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991084.
  16. Tolonen H, Ferrario M, Minoja M, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on awareness and treatment of high cholesterol in the WHO MONICA Project. (June 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/hich/hchdrug.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991130.
  17. Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on use of aspirin in the WHO MONICA Project. (June 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/aspirin/aspirinqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991129.
  18. Lundberg V, Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Quality assessment of data on menopausal status and hormones in the WHO MONICA Project. (June 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/womenqa/womenqa.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991131.
  19. Molarius A, Seidell JC, Sans S, Tuomilehto J, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Varying sensitivity of waist action levels to identify subjects with overweight or obesity in 19 populations of the WHO MONICA Project - tables and figures for waist action level 1. (December 1999). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/waction/waction.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991138.
  20. Kuulasmaa K, Dobson A, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Fortmann S, Sans S, Tolonen H, Evans A, Ferrario M, Tuomilehto J, for the WHO MONICA Project. Estimation of contribution of changes in classical risk factors to trends in coronary-event rates across the WHO MONICA Project populations: methodological appendix to a paper published in the Lancet. (February 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/earwig/appendix.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe19991356.
  21. Vanuzzo D, Pilotto L, Pilotto L, Mähönen M, Hobbs M, for the WHO MONICA Project. Pharmacological treatment during AMI and in secondary prevention: the scientific evidence. (February 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/carpfish/appenda/evidence.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe976567.
  22. Hobbs M, Mähönen M, Jamrozik K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Constructing an evidence-based treatment score for relating changes in treatment to changes in mortality, coronary events and case fatality in the WHO MONICA Project. (February 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/carpfish/appendb/wts.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe976568.
  23. Tunstall-Pedoe H, Mähönen M, Cepaitis Z, Kuulasmaa K, Vanuzzo D, Hobbs M, Keil U, for the WHO MONICA Project. Derivation of an acute coronary care quality score for the WHO MONICA Project. (February 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/carpfish/appendc/accqscore.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe976569.
  24. Mähönen M, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Rajakangas A-M, Cepaitis Z, Kuulasmaa K, Dobson A, Keil U, for the WHO MONICA Project. Definitions of case fatality for coronary events in the WHO MONICA Project. (February 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/carpfish/appendd/cfdef.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe976570.
  25. Mähönen M, Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. MONICA Coronary event registration data book 1980-1995. (October 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/coredb/coredb.htm URN:NBN:fi-fe20001204.
  26. Mähönen M, Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. MONICA stroke event registration data book 1982-1995. (October 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/strokedb/strokedb.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe20001205.
  27. Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, Ruokokoski E, for the WHO MONICA Project. MONICA population survey data book. (October 2000). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/surveydb/title.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe20001206.
  28. Mähönen M, Asplund K, Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. Stroke event trend quality score for the WHO MONICA Project. (November 2001). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/strokescore/score.htm,  URN:NBN:fi-fe20011554.
  29. Mähönen M, Cepaitis Z, Kuulasmaa K, for the WHO MONICA Project. MONICA acute coronary care data book 1981-1995. (December 2001). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/accdb/accdb.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe20011304.
  30. Tolonen H, Kuulasmaa K, Asplund K, Mähönen M, for the WHO MONICA Project. Do trends in population levels of blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors explain trends in stroke event rates? - methodological appendix to a paper published in Stroke. (August 2002). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/stroke_h1/appendix.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe20021258.
  31. Barnett AG, Dobson AJ, for the WHO MONICA Project. Cold periods and coronary events: method appendix to a paper published in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (October 2004). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/chd_temperature/appendix.html, URN:NBN:fi-fe20041397.
  32. Barnett AG, for the WHO MONICA Project. Estimated trends and seasonal components for the WHO MONICA Project data: appendix to a paper published in Statistics in Medicine (November 2004). Available from URL:http://www.thl.fi/publications/monica/chd_seasonal/appendix.htm, URN:NBN:fi-fe20041349.

Reviews and editorials

  1. Pisa Z. The Monica Project for Cardiovasular Disease. World Health Forum 1982;3:336-7.
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