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Cardiovascular disease risk factors and women prisoners in the UK: the impact of imprisonment.

Abstract:

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death throughout the world. In high income countries, the greatest burden of disease is seen in those from lower socio-economic groups. It is therefore likely that CVD is an important issue for prisoners in the UK, the majority of whom were either unemployed or in non-skilled employment prior to imprisonment. However, there is little research examining this issue. The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of five modifiable cardiova...

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10.1093/heapro/dap034

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Health promotion international
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
334-343
Publication date:
2009-12-01
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EISSN:
1460-2245
ISSN:
0957-4824
Source identifiers:
162443

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