Relationships between body mass index, cardiovascular mortality, and risk factors: a report from the SCORE investigators

Alexandra Dudina, Marie Therese Cooney, Dirk De Bacquer, Guy De Backer, Pierre Ducimetière, Pekka Jousilahti, Ulrich Keil, Alessandro Menotti, Inger Njølstad, Rafael Oganov, Susana Sans, Troels Thomsen, Aage Tverdal, Hans Wedel, Peter Whincup, Lars Wilhelmsen, Ronan Conroy, Anthony Fitzgerald, Ian Graham, SCORE investigators

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    Abstract

    Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest global cause of death, CVD mortality is falling in developed countries. There is concern that this trend may be offset by increasing levels of obesity.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalEuropean Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation
    Volume18
    Issue number5
    Pages (from-to)731-42
    Number of pages12
    ISSN1741-8267
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Keywords

    • Body Mass Index
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Humans
    • Obesity
    • Overweight

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