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Adiposity and blood pressure in 110,000 Mexican adults

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Previous studies have reached differing conclusions about the importance of general versus central markers of adiposity to blood pressure, leading to suggestions that population-specific adiposity thresholds may be needed. We examined the relevance of adiposity to blood pressure among 111,911 men and women who, when recruited into the Mexico City Prospective Study, were aged 35-89, had no chronic disease, and were not taking antihypertensives. Linear regression was used to estimate the effect...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.08791

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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058299/Z/99, 090532, 098381
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Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Hypertension Journal website
Volume:
69
Issue:
4
Pages:
608-614
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-27
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EISSN:
1524-4563
ISSN:
0194-911X
Pubs id:
pubs:673642
URN:
uri:b4ed2afa-4809-4103-8600-e276cdf98c6b
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uuid:b4ed2afa-4809-4103-8600-e276cdf98c6b
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pubs:673642
Paper number:
4

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