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Coronary heart disease incidence in women by waist circumference within categories of body mass index.

Abstract:

High body mass index (BMI) and large waist circumference are separately associated with increased coronary heart disease (CHD) risk but these measures are highly correlated. Their separate associations with incident CHD, cross-classifying one variable by the other, are less investigated in large-scale studies. We examined these associations in a large UK cohort (the Million Women Study), which is a prospective population-based study. We followed 496,225 women (mean age 60 years) with both wai...

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10.1177/2047487313492631

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
European journal of preventive cardiology
Volume:
20
Issue:
5
Pages:
759-762
Publication date:
2013-10-01
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EISSN:
2047-4881
ISSN:
2047-4873
Source identifiers:
401566

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