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Association between central obesity and risk for heart disease in adults in China: a prospective study

Abstract:
Objective To understand the association between central obesity, assessed by waist circumference, and the risks for ischemic heart disease (IHD), major coronary event (MCE), and IHD death. Methods After excluding participants with heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, and diabetes at baseline survey, we included a total of 428 595 participants from the China Kadoorie Biobank for the analysis. The baseline survey was conducted from June 2004 to July 2008. We u... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3760/cma.j.issn.0254-6450.2018.09.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Grant:
2016YFC0900500, 2016YFC0900501, 2016YFC0900504
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202922/Z/16/Z, 088158/Z/09/Z, 104085/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
Chinese Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Chinese Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
9
Pages:
1172-1178
Publication date:
2018-09-20
Acceptance date:
2018-08-06
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ISSN:
0254-6450
Source identifiers:
907250
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pubs:907250
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uuid:dbd0701c-72ed-4814-9ce9-d8c4a7190d6e
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pubs:907250
Deposit date:
2018-08-15

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