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Marital status and ischemic heart disease incidence and mortality in women: a large prospective study.

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BACKGROUND: Being married has been associated with a lower mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) in men, but there is less evidence of an association for women, and it is unclear whether the associations with being married are similar for incident and for fatal IHD. We examined the relation between marital status and IHD incidence and mortality in the Million Women Study. METHODS: A total of 734,626 women (mean age 60 years) without previous heart disease, stroke or cancer, were followe...

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10.1186/1741-7015-12-42

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC medicine Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
42
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
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457811
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English
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2014-05-13

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