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Re-survey of the Whitehall study of London civil servants: changes in risk factors for cardiovascular disease during 29 years of follow-up.

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BACKGROUND: Substantial uncertainty persists about the relevance of blood pressure and cholesterol to the risk of cardiovascular disease in the elderly. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the determinants of cardiovascular risk in old age, and the relevance of such risk factors when recorded in middle and old age. METHODS: A re-survey in 1997 of 8537 survivors of a cohort of men who were originally examined in 1967-1970 when aged 40-69 years. RESULTS: Completed questionnaires were received from 7050 (...

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Journal:
Journal of cardiovascular risk
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
251-257
Publication date:
2000-08-01
ISSN:
1350-6277
Source identifiers:
49224

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