Study Type



Bang et al., 1971


Men (n=61)

Women (n=69)

Aged >30 years

Eskimos in the northwest coast of Greenland, compared to Danish controls Most are hunters and/or fishermen

Primary prevention

Plasma total lipids, lipoproteins, cholesterol, and triglycerides

*Included in Balk E, Chung M, Lichtenstein A, Chew P, Kupelnick B, Lawrence A, DeVine D, Lau J. 2004. Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Intermediate Markers of Cardiovascular Disease. Summary, Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 93 (Prepared by the Tufts-New England Medical Center Evidence-based Practice Center, Boston, MA). AHRQ Publication No. 04-E010-1. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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