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Ethnic differences in pre-admission levels of physical activity in patients admitted with myocardial infarction.

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BACKGROUND: Regular exercise is generally considered to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Reduced levels of physical activity in Indo-Asians may partly explain why patients from this ethnic group sustain so many heart attacks. AIM: To investigate ethnic differences in pre-admission levels of physical activity amongst patients admitted with myocardial infarction and triggers for the acute cardiac event. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study using standard Baecke questionnaire, which provided ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Molecular Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of cardiology
Volume:
56
Issue:
2
Pages:
169-175
Publication date:
1996-10-05
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EISSN:
1874-1754
ISSN:
0167-5273
URN:
uuid:a824e40e-ad41-4afe-ac54-85275b34a835
Source identifiers:
114036
Local pid:
pubs:114036

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