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Body-mass index, blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular mortality in Cuba: prospective study of 146,556 participants

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Background: Cardiovascular disease accounts for about one-third of all premature deaths (ie, age <70) in Cuba. Yet, the relevance of major risk factors, including systolic blood pressure (SBP), diabetes, and body-mass index (BMI), to cardiovascular mortality in this population remains unclear.
Methods: In 1996-2002, 146,556 adults were recruited from the general population in five areas of Cuba. Participants were interviewed, measured (height, weigh... Expand abstract
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Published
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10.1186/s12889-021-10911-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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0000-0003-0139-2934
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
21
Article number:
963
Publication date:
2021-05-27
Acceptance date:
2021-04-26
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1471-2458
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English
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1173974
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pubs:1173974
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2021-04-29

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