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Outdoor temperature, blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease mortality among 23 000 individuals with diagnosed cardiovascular diseases from China

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Blood pressure is a major cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and both may increase as outdoor temperatures fall. However, there are still limited data about seasonal variation in blood pressure and CVD mortality among patients with prior-CVD.We analysed data on 23 000 individuals with prior-CVD who were recruited from 10 diverse regions into the China Kadoorie Biobank during 2004-8. After 7 years of follow-up, 1484 CVD deaths were recorded. Baseline survey data were used to assess seasonal...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/eurheartj/ehv023

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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European Heart Journal Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
19
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1178–1185
Publication date:
2015-02-17
Acceptance date:
2015-01-15
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0195-668X and 1522-9645
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pubs:508030
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uri:29205701-dc4f-48dc-b409-74a3b2f059d2
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uuid:29205701-dc4f-48dc-b409-74a3b2f059d2
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pubs:508030
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19

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