The age-specific quantitative effects of metabolic risk factors on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes: a pooled analysis.

BACKGROUND:The effects of systolic blood pressure (SBP), serum total cholesterol (TC), fasting plasma glucose (FPG), and body mass index (BMI) on the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have been established in epidemiological studies, but consistent estimates of effect sizes by age and sex are no...

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Main Authors: Gitanjali M Singh, Goodarz Danaei, Farshad Farzadfar, Gretchen A Stevens, Mark Woodward, David Wormser, Stephen Kaptoge, Gary Whitlock, Qing Qiao, Sarah Lewington, Emanuele Di Angelantonio, Stephen Vander Hoorn, Carlene M M Lawes, Mohammed K Ali, Dariush Mozaffarian, Majid Ezzati, Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group; Asia-Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration (APCSC), Diabetes Epidemiology: Collaborative analysis of Diagnostic criteria in Europe (DECODE), Emerging Risk Factor Collaboration (ERFC), Prospective Studies Collaboration (PSC)
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Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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