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Synergistic effects of risk factors.
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PMID:  2208755     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, congestive heart failure and total mortality were analysed in two random population samples of men in Gothenburg, Sweden, aged 50 and 47-55 years, respectively, at entry. A series of potential risk factors for the above mentioned end-points have been analysed in univariate and multivariate logistic analyses. Population attributable risks were also calculated. Significant risk factors in multivariate analyses are summarized. For CHD they were: family history of CHD, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, tobacco smoking, psychologic stress, low social class and diabetes mellitus. In hypertensives, proteinuria was measured and found to be significant also. Stroke risk factors were: family history of stroke, blood pressure, smoking, high waist/hip ratio, high plasma fibrinogen, psychologic stress, proteinuria, atria fibrillation and transitory ischemic attacks. Hypertension, smoking, high waist/hip ratio and psychologic stress were risk factors for congestive heart failure.
L Wilhelmsen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental hypertension. Part A, Theory and practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0730-0077     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Hypertens A     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-11-15     Completed Date:  1990-11-15     Revised Date:  2008-02-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8207790     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Hypertens A     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  845-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Gothenburg University, Ostra Hospital, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiovascular Diseases / epidemiology*,  mortality,  prevention & control
Cerebrovascular Disorders / epidemiology
Coronary Disease / epidemiology
Heart Failure / epidemiology
Hypertension / complications
Middle Aged
Multivariate Analysis
Prospective Studies
Risk Factors
Sweden / epidemiology

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