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Table 1 Subjects' numbers of fatal atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events during year 1994-2008

From: Clinical significance of visceral fat reduction through health education in preventing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease - Lesson from the Amagasaki Visceral Fat Study: A Japanese perspective

ACVD deaths 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Myocardial infarction 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Cerebrovascular disease 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 5 1 1 2 3 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1
  1. Numbers of subjects.
  2. A health promotion program directed against the metabolic syndrome was conducted in the Amagasaki municipal government offices, Hyogo prefecture, in 3,946 urban workers from Hyogo. The introduction of this program in year 2003 reduced the number of fatal atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ACVD) events (deaths) in that population. Data from Kenko-Amagasakishi 21: Health Survey and Health Promotion Program for staff of the Amagasaki Municipal Government office in 2004.