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Adiposity and ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: Prospective study in women and meta-analysis.

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Objective:To compare associations of body mass index (BMI) with ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke risk, and to review the worldwide evidence.


Methods:We recruited 1.3 million previously stroke-free UK women between 1996 and 2001 (mean age 57 years [SD 5]) and followed them by record linkage for hospital admissions and deaths. We used Cox regression to estimate adjusted relative risks for ischemic and hemorrhagic (intracerebral or subarachn...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Pmid:
27605176
Source identifiers:
622832
Language:
English
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uuid:3e98b481-8553-4b37-85d1-554a72b74f03
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Deposit date:
2016-11-28

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