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Fresh fruit consumption and major cardiovascular disease in China.

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Background

In Western populations, a higher level of fruit consumption has been associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, but little is known about such associations in China, where the consumption level is low and rates of stroke are high.

Methods

Between 2004 and 2008, we recruited 512,891 adults, 30 to 79 years of age, from 10 diverse localities in China. During 3.2 million person-years of follow-up, 5173 deaths from cardiovascular disease, 2551 in...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1056/nejmoa1501451

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
The New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
374
Issue:
14
Pages:
1332-1343
Publication date:
2016-04-05
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:86164f31-83f1-4077-82cf-68fe273cd686
Source identifiers:
614244
Local pid:
pubs:614244
Language:
English
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