Pérez G, Pena A, Sala J, Roset P, Masiá R, Marrugat J,

Acute myocardial infarction case fatality, incidence and mortality rates in a population registry in Gerona, Spain, 1990-1992. REGICOR Investigators.

Int J Epidemiol 1998 Aug; 27 (4): 599-604, PMID: 9758113

Community-based registries provide the best approach to assessing the impact of myocardial infarction (MI) in a population. The objective of the present study was to determine MI mortality, incidence, attack rate and 28-day case fatality in the province of Gerona, Spain from 1990 to 1992.