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Seasonal variation in blood pressure and its relationship with outdoor temperature in 10 diverse regions of China: the China Kadoorie Biobank.

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OBJECTIVES: Mean blood pressure varies moderately with outdoor air temperature in many western populations. Substantial uncertainty exists, however, about the strength of the relationship in other populations and its relevance to age, adiposity, medical treatment, climate and housing conditions. METHODS: To investigate the relationship of blood pressure with season and outdoor temperature, we analysed cross-sectional data from the China Kadoorie Biobank study of 506,673 adults aged 30-79 year...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Sherliker, P More by this author
Millwood, I More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
30
Issue:
7
Pages:
1383-1391
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
URN:
uuid:6d840feb-6480-42a6-940b-cf84fa03a1c5
Source identifiers:
341427
Local pid:
pubs:341427

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