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Independent relevance of different measures of adiposity for carotid intima‐media thickness in 40 000 adults in UK Biobank

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Uncertainty persists about carotid intima–media thickness (CIMT) as a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis and the independent relevance of different measures of adiposity for CIMT. We assessed the independent relevance of general adiposity (body mass index), central adiposity (waist circumference), and body composition (fat mass index and fat‐free mass index) with CIMT among adults in the United Kingdom.

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Peer reviewed

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10.1161/jaha.122.026694

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University of Oxford
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0000-0002-8429-8515
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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University of Oxford
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0000-0003-3957-5306
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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0000-0002-4496-4771
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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ORCID:
0000-0002-9802-8241
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Journal of the American Heart Association More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Article number:
e026694
Publication date:
2023-01-10
Acceptance date:
2022-11-15
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EISSN:
2047-9980
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1319801
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pubs:1319801
Deposit date:
2023-01-12

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