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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies and reports

From: Cardiovascular disease and its management among Pacific people: a systematic review by ethnicity and place of birth

First author, year Location(s) Data Source/Study Population, year(s) Population characteristics: age, sex, median annual income Country (international) or ethnicity (New Zealand) Cardiovascular outcomes reported and included in systematic review
 GBD 2019 [3] Countries listed under Oceania Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 data resource All ages, both sexes, no income data reported American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Northern Mariana Islands, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, Vanuatu, Niue, Tonga, Palau, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Samoa Epidemiology
•  Incidence: atrial fibrillation and flutter, hypertensive heart disease, intracerebral haemorrhage, ischemic heart disease, ischemic stroke, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage
•  Prevalence: as for incidence plus hypertensive heart disease
•  Mortality: as for prevalence
 Mendis 2011 [21] Global Global burden of disease estimates All ages, both sexes, no income data reported Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu Epidemiology
•  Mortality: stroke, ischemic heart disease
 WHO 2014 [22] Global - Under age 70, males and females, no income data reported Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Epidemiology
•  Mortality: composite
 WHO 2018 [23] Global Life estimates derived from routinely collected data 2000–2016 Age not specified, males and females, no income data reported Kiribati, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu Epidemiology
•  Incidence: composite
•  Management: heart attacks and stroke combined
New Zealand  
 Blakely 2009 [1] New Zealand New Zealand Census-Mortality Study 2001–2004 0–74 years old, sexes combined, income ranging from NZD $17,500 to $21,500 Samoan, Cook Island, Niuean, Tongan Epidemiology
•  Mortality: composite
 Health Partners Consulting Group 2012 [2] Metro-Auckland (Counties Manukau, Auckland, Waitemata), New Zealand National surveys, the PRIMHD database, clinical network data from the Northern Region DHBs 15 years and over, men and women, no income data reported Samoan, Cook Island Maori, Tongan, Niuean Epidemiology
•  Prevalence: ischemic heart disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease