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Family History and Stroke Risk in China: Evidence from a Large Cohort Study

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Background and Purpose
Large cohort studies on relationship between family history of stroke (FHS) and stroke risk are lacking in Asians. We aimed to systematically evaluate the association of FHS with stroke risk in a cohort study of 0.5 million Chinese adults.

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Information about FHS was self-reported. The median follow-up time was 7.16 years and the end-point of follow-up was incident stroke, which was entered directly into the China Kadoorie Biobank system. Mult...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.5853/jos.2016.01270

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Kadoorie Charitable Foundation in Hong Kong More from this funder
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Grant:
088158/Z/09/Z; 104085/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
Korean Stroke Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Stroke Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
2
Pages:
188-195
Publication date:
2017-05-31
Acceptance date:
2017-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2287-6405
ISSN:
2287-6391
Pubs id:
pubs:700549
URN:
uri:b1601a29-30dd-4d1e-83c2-4aef09b21928
UUID:
uuid:b1601a29-30dd-4d1e-83c2-4aef09b21928
Local pid:
pubs:700549
Paper number:
2
Language:
English
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