Sex differences in risk factors for myocardial infarction: cohort study of UK Biobank participants
To investigate sex differences in risk factor associations with incident myocardial infarction (MI) and whether these vary by age.
Prospective population based study.
471,998 participants, (56% women; mean age 56.2 years) with no history of cardiovascular disease.
Main outcome measures
Incident (fatal and non-fatal) MI.
5,081 participants (29% ...Expand abstract
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