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Hypertension and blood pressure among meat eaters, fish eaters, vegetarians and vegans in EPIC-Oxford

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Objective: To compare the prevalence of self-reported hypertension and mean systolic and diastolic blood pressures in four diet groups (meat eaters, fish eaters, vegetarians and vegans) and to investigate dietary and other lifestyle factors that might account for any differences observed between the groups. Design: Analysis of cross-sectional data from participants in the Oxford cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Oxford). Setting: United Kingdom. ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1079/PHN2002332

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Institution:
"Cancer Research UK", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
"Cancer Research UK", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
"Cancer Research UK", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public Health Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
645-654
Publication date:
2002
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:219d0e6d-1084-4848-8553-cfb2752fd9b1
Local pid:
ora:4443

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