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Life expectancy in relation to cardiovascular risk factors: 38 year follow-up of 19,000 men in the Whitehall study.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess life expectancy in relation to cardiovascular risk factors recorded in middle age. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Men employed in the civil service in London, England. PARTICIPANTS: 18 863 men examined at entry in 1967-70 and followed for 38 years, of whom 13,501 died and 4811 were re-examined in 1997. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Life expectancy estimated in relation to fifths and dichotomous categories of risk factors (smoking, "low" or "high" blood pressure (>...

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10.1136/bmj.b3513

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
339
Issue:
sep16 3
Pages:
b3513
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
49256
Language:
English
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pubs:49256
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2012-12-19

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