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Independent effects of adiposity measures on risk of atrial fibrillation in men and women: a study of 0.5M individuals

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Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) has a higher prevalence in men than women and is associated with measures of adiposity and lean mass (LM). However, it remains uncertain if the risks of AF associated with these measures vary by sex.

Methods: Among 477,904 UK Biobank participants aged 40-69 without prior AF, 23,134 incident AF cases were identified (14,400 men, 8,734 women; median follow-up 11.1 years). Cox proportional hazards models were used ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/svn-2021-001251

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Publication date:
2022-03-15
Acceptance date:
2021-07-16
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1193985
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pubs:1193985
Deposit date:
2021-09-14

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