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Clustering of risk factors and the risk of incident cardiovascular disease in Asian and Caucasian populations: results from the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration

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To assess the relationship between risk factor clusters and cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence in Asian and Caucasian populations and to estimate the burden of CVD attributable to each cluster.Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration.Individual participant data from 34 population-based cohorts, involving 314 024 participants without a history of CVD at baseline.Clusters were 11 possible combinations of four individual risk factors (current smoking, overweight, blood pressure (BP) and tot...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019335

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health; George Institute for Global Health
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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George Institute for Global Health
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Pages:
e019335
Publication date:
2018-03-06
Acceptance date:
2018-01-22
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EISSN:
2044-6055
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pubs:828665
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uri:a3c20112-8a40-4a4b-975a-9a5b674dffb4
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uuid:a3c20112-8a40-4a4b-975a-9a5b674dffb4
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pubs:828665

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