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Adiposity and risk of ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke in Chinese men and women: a prospective study of 0.5 million adults

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Background

China has high stroke rates despite the population being relatively lean. Uncertainty persists about the relevance of adiposity to risk of stroke types.

Methods

The China Kadoorie Biobank enrolled 512,891 adults aged 30-79 years from 10 areas during 2004-08. During 9.2 years of follow-up, 32,448 strokes (~90% image confirmed) were recorded among 489,301 participants without prior cardiovascular disease. Cox regression yielded adjusted hazard ratios (HRs...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30216-X

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Kadoorie Charitable Foundation More from this funder
Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology More from this funder
Chinese National Natural Science Foundation More from this funder
National Key Research and Development Program of China More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Global Health Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Pages:
e630–e640
Publication date:
2018-06-01
Acceptance date:
2018-04-03
DOI:
EISSN:
2214-109X
Pubs id:
pubs:844212
URN:
uri:7bf5cb69-80b6-4869-9a6c-9fb8da2b2af3
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uuid:7bf5cb69-80b6-4869-9a6c-9fb8da2b2af3
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pubs:844212

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