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Social class, risk factors, and stroke incidence in men and women: a prospective study in the European prospective investigation into cancer in Norfolk cohort.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between occupational social class and stroke incidence and the extent to which classical, lifestyle, and psychosocial risk factors may explain such relationships. METHODS: A prospective population study was conducted of 22488 men and women aged 39 to 79 years living in the general community in Norfolk, UK, recruited in 1993 to 1997 and followed up for stroke incidence to 2007. RESULTS: An inverse relationship...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
40
Issue:
4
Pages:
1070-1077
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:8a25692b-0a95-40b6-bd61-b5c354957fed
Source identifiers:
352153
Local pid:
pubs:352153

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