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Adiposity and coronary heart disease in the UK Biobank: a prospective cohort study of 500 000 adults

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Background Excess adiposity is a known risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD). However, the underlying mechanisms have not been fully elucidated, and the relevance of different adiposity phenotypes remains unclear.

Methods The UK Biobank is a prospective study of 500 000 adults enrolled between 2006 and 2010 across the UK. Correlates of adiposity at baseline were explored for established and emerging cardiovascular risk factors. Cox regression analyses were us...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Oxford college:
Trinity College
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Clinical Trial Service Unity and Epidemiological Studies Unit
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Supervisor
Department:
Clinical Trial Service Unity and Epidemiological Studies Unit
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Supervisor
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2020-05-03

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