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Cohort Profile: LIFE course study in CARdiovascular disease Epidemiology (LIFECARE)

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The global burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) has been increasing steadily over the past two decades. Although the age-standardized CVD mortality rates have fallen, the number of deaths due to CVDs continues to rise, with 17.9 million deaths attributed to them in 2015.1 A 12.5% increase in CVD deaths was seen between 2005 and 2015, with approximately 85% attributed to ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke alone.1 The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts this trend to continue, wi...

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10.1093/ije/dyy168

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Philippines Department of Health More from this funder
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development More from this funder
Diabetes Philippines More from this funder
Philippine Society of Hypertension More from this funder
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
5
Pages:
1399–1400g
Publication date:
2018-08-24
Acceptance date:
2018-07-11
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
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pubs:911546
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uri:9e615b02-232d-43d4-8d1b-4c7f0c41065c
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uuid:9e615b02-232d-43d4-8d1b-4c7f0c41065c
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