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Occupational social class, risk factors and cardiovascular disease incidence in men and women: a prospective study in the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer and Nutrition in Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk) cohort.

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OBJECTIVES: To investigate the association between occupational social class and cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence, and the extent to which classical and lifestyle risk factors explain such relationships, and if any differences persist after 65 years of age. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Prospective population study of 22,478 men and women aged 39-79 years living in the general community in Norfolk, United Kingdom, recruited using general practice age-sex registers in 1993-1997 and f...

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10.1007/s10654-008-9262-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Wareham, N More by this author
Bingham, S More by this author
Journal:
European journal of epidemiology
Volume:
23
Issue:
7
Pages:
449-458
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1573-7284
ISSN:
0393-2990
URN:
uuid:2f0cea3c-4afc-44f7-8817-ba22b5e7f63b
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352159
Local pid:
pubs:352159

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