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Body mass index and mortality from ischaemic heart disease in a lean population: 10 year prospective study of 220,000 adult men.

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BACKGROUND: Increased body mass index (BMI) is known to be related to ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in populations where many are overweight (BMI>or=25 kg/m2) or obese (BMI>or=30). Substantial uncertainty remains, however, about the relationship between BMI and IHD in populations with lower BMI levels. METHODS: We examined the data from a population-based, prospective cohort study of 222,000 Chinese men aged 40-79. Relative and absolute risks of death from IHD by baseline BMI were calc...

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10.1093/ije/dyi215

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
35
Issue:
1
Pages:
141-150
Publication date:
2006-02-01
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Source identifiers:
33287
Language:
English
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pubs:33287
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uuid:384d1edc-1786-4984-8949-82e1a793bd46
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pubs:33287
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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