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A comparison of risk factors for mortality from heart failure in Asian and non-Asian populations: an overview of individual participant data from 32 prospective cohorts from the Asia-Pacific Region.

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BACKGROUND: Most of what is known regarding the epidemiology of mortality from heart failure (HF) comes from studies within Western populations with few data available from the Asia-Pacific region where the burden of heart failure is increasing. METHODS: Individual level data from 543694 (85% Asian; 36% female) participants from 32 cohorts in the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration were included in the analysis. Adjusted hazard ratios (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for mortality...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2261-14-61

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Contributor
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC cardiovascular disorders Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
61
Publication date:
2014-05-03
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EISSN:
1471-2261
ISSN:
1471-2261
URN:
uuid:a0cbdb60-d444-44a0-856b-58873ba1e261
Source identifiers:
469891
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pubs:469891

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