Genetically modulated educational attainment and coronary disease risk
Genetic disposition and lifestyle factors are understood as independent components underlying the risk of multiple diseases. In this study, we aim to investigate the interplay between genetics, educational attainment—an important denominator of lifestyle—and coronary artery disease (CAD) risk.
Methods and results
Based on the effect sizes of 74 genetic variants associated with educational attainment, we calculated a ‘genetic educ...Expand abstract
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- This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Oxford University Press at: https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz328
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