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Fat distribution, body mass index and blood pressure in 22,090 men and women in the Norfolk cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Norfolk) study.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the relation between fat distribution and blood pressure, independent of body mass index. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, population-based study. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS: Participants, 9936 men and 12,154 women aged 45-79 years, were recruited from general practices in Norfolk, United Kingdom for the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Norfolk) study. Participants filled in a health and lifestyle questionnaire and their blood pressure and anth...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Unassigned
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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
22
Issue:
11
Pages:
2067-2074
Publication date:
2004-11-05
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EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
URN:
uuid:b5e1796a-6428-4188-9fbd-50893c83b817
Source identifiers:
260311
Local pid:
pubs:260311

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