Table 1

 MONICA populations and periods of data collection for each population

CountryPopulationMean population aged 35–64 years (1000s)Periods of the risk factor surveysComparison years for non-fatal definite acute myocardial infarctions
* Men only.
AustraliaNewcastle1485/83–12/83; 6/88–11/89, 6/94–12/9485; 7/88–12/89; 93
Perth3805/83–11/83; 6/89–12/89; 5/94–11/9484; 89; 93
BelgiumGhent/Charleroi1622/85–7/87; 4/90–4/929/86–7/87; 5/91–3/92
CanadaHalifax1089/85–11/88; 5/95–11/9585–88; 93
ChinaBeijing2889/84–11/85; 9/88–10/89; 9/93–10/9384–85; 88–89; 93
Czech RepublicCzech Republic1753/85–11/85; 3/92–12/921/86–5/87; 1/91–11/91
DenmarkGlostrup1348/86–4/87; 2/91–3/9287; 91
FinlandFINMONICA2411/87–4/87; 1/92–3/929/86–12/86; 9/92–12/92
FranceLille3406/86–2/89; 6/95–11/9610/86–6/87; 89; 94
Strasbourg321/85–8/87; 3/95–4/9785; 93
Toulouse3225/85–2/87; 10/88–5/91; 12/94–7/9686; 7/89–12/89; 90–91 (odd months); 92; 7/93–12/93
GermanyAugsburg21710/84–5/85; 10/89–6/90; 10/94–7/9585; 89–90; 94
Bremen2175/84–11/84; 5/88–11/88; 5/91–1/9285; 88; 91
East Germany461/88–11/88; 9/93–12/9489; 93
Rhein-Neckar2339/83–7/8785; 88
IcelandIceland756/83–11/83; 6/93–4/941/82–9/83; 91–92
ItalyArea Brianza3454/86–3/87; 5/89–7/90; 9/93–11/946/86–1/87; 89–90; 93–94
Friuli3771/86–9/86; 3/89–12/89; 3/94–10/9486; 89; 93
LithuaniaKaunas15012/86–6/87; 2/92–5/9387; 92
New ZealandAuckland2991/93–3/944/91–9/91
PolandTarnobrzeg Voivodship1996/83–11/84; 5/87–11/88; 6/92–7/931/86–5/86; 8/87–12/88; 92–93
Warsaw20612/83–1/85; 1/88–1/89; 1/93–12/9386; 88; 93
RussiaMoscow3122/84–10/86; 2/88–1/89; 1/92–3/9586; 89; 92–93
Novosibirsk2325/85–3/86; 5/88–4/89; 5/94–6/9586; 88–89; 93
SpainCatalonia3884/86–7/88; 10/90–5/92; 6/94–5/964/86–12/87; 90–92; 94
SwedenGothenburg1532/85–11/86; 2/90–5/914/86–6/87; 91
Northern Sweden1941/86–4/86; 1/90–4/90; 1/94–4/9411/86–6/87; 90; 94
Switzerland*Switzerland40710/84–5/86; 10/88–4/90; 10/92–6/9386; 90; 7/92–12/93
UKBelfast15710/83–9/84; 9/86–12/87; 10/91–12/9285; 88; 91–92
Glasgow1312/86–7/86; 1/92–9/92; 2/95–10/9586; 92; 94
USAStanford985/79–5/80; 5/85–6/86; 6/89–6/9081; 1/85–8/86; 89–90
YugoslaviaNovi Sad1159/88–4/89; 9/94–2/9588–89; 94–95