Family History and Stroke Risk in China: Evidence from a Large Cohort Study
Background and PurposeExpand abstract
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.
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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- Korean Stroke Society
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