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Age-specific relation of blood pressure to vascular and non-vascular chronic disease in China: a prospective study of 0.5 million adults

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Background

The age-specific relation of blood pressure to vascular disease has been studied mostly in Western populations, and prior to the widespread use of brain imaging for diagnosis of stroke types (ischaemic stroke and intracerebral haemorrhage).

Methods

In 2004-08, 512,891 adults (59% women) were recruited into a prospective study in China. During a mean follow-up of 9 years, there were 85,007 incident vascular and non-vascular chronic disease events (91% of...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30217-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Kadoorie Charitable Foundation More from this funder
Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology More from this funder
Chinese National Natural Science Foundation More from this funder
British Heart Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Global Health Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Pages:
e641–e649
Publication date:
2018-06-01
Acceptance date:
2018-03-27
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pubs:832082
URN:
uri:409c5494-51e1-496f-997b-bae245454a92
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uuid:409c5494-51e1-496f-997b-bae245454a92
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pubs:832082

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