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Life expectancy in relation to cardiovascular risk factors: 38 year follow-up of 19000 men in the Whitehall study

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Objective: To assess life expectancy in relation to cardiovascular risk factors recorded in middle age. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Men employed in the civil service in London, England. Participants: 18863 men examined at entry in 1967-70 and followed for 38 years, of whom 13501 died and 4811 were re-examined in 1997. Main outcome measures: Life expectancy estimated in relation to fifths and dichotomous categories of risk factors (smoking, "low" or "high" blood pressure (≥ 140 ...

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10.1136/bmj.b3513

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Clinical Trial Service Unit
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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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University College London Medical School
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Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
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University College London Medical School
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Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
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Jonathan Emberson
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Michael Marmot
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Martin J. Shipley
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BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
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339
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163
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Article: b3513
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2009-09-05
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1756-1833
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uuid:0b43aa3b-0862-401b-8640-a0a5a771d8ca
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ora:2999

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