AIMS: Vascular disease mortality has declined rapidly in most Western countries, against a background of improved treatments and falling prevalence of smoking, but rising obesity. We examined whether this decline differed by lifestyle risk factors for vascular disease. METHODS AND RESULTS: During 2001-2010, there were 9241 vascular disease deaths in a prospective study of 1.3 million women in middle age, about one-quarter of all UK women in the eligible age range (50-64 years in 1996-2001). W...Expand abstract
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Variations in vascular mortality trends, 2001-2010, among 1.3 million women with different lifestyle risk factors for the disease.
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