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Cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes mortality burden of cardiometabolic risk factors from 1980 to 2010: A comparative risk assessment

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Background: High blood pressure, blood glucose, serum cholesterol, and BMI are risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and some of these factors also increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and diabetes. We estimated mortality from cardiovascular diseases, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes that was attributable to these four cardiometabolic risk factors for all countries and regions from 1980 to 2010. Methods: We used data for exposure to risk factors by country, age group, and sex fr...

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Carnahan, E More by this author
Stevens, GA More by this author
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Publisher:
Lancet Publishing Group
Journal:
The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology
Volume:
2
Issue:
8
Pages:
634-647
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
2213-8595
ISSN:
2213-8587
URN:
uuid:015cf411-346d-4ae7-926f-a8b6c265d054
Source identifiers:
484424
Local pid:
pubs:484424
Language:
English

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