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Association of the renin-sodium profile with the risk of myocardial infarction in patients with hypertension.
BACKGROUND To test the prognostic value of plasma renin activity prospectively, we determined the pretreatment renin-sodium profile of 1717 subjects with mild-to-moderate hypertension (mean age, 53Expand
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The association between birthplace and mortality from cardiovascular causes among black and white residents of New York City.
BACKGROUND Life expectancy is shorter and mortality from cardiovascular disease higher among blacks than among whites in the United States. We studied whether place of birth was associated withExpand
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Residential segregation and mortality in New York City.
The objective of this research was to determine the effect of residential racial segregation on all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in New York City. A cross-sectional study of residentsExpand
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Low Birth Weight: Race and Maternal Nativity— Impact of Community Income
Background.  The purpose of this article is to determine the effect of community income as a co-factor in the association of low birth weight, race, and maternal nativity in New York City. Methods. Expand
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Relation of pulse pressure and blood pressure reduction to the incidence of myocardial infarction.
The prognostic value of pretreatment pulse pressure as a predictor of myocardial infarction and the relation of pulse pressure and in-treatment diastolic blood pressure reduction to myocardialExpand
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Plasma renin activity: a risk factor for myocardial infarction in hypertensive patients.
To determine whether pretreatment plasma renin activity (PRA), without accompanying 24-h urine sodium, can predict myocardial infarction (MI), the PRA levels of 2,902 hypertensive patients [whiteExpand
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Diabetes and cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients.
To determine the relation of self-reported history of diabetes as well as baseline and in-treatment blood sugar to subsequent cardiovascular disease (CVD) in treated hypertensive patients, weExpand
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High and low serum potassium associated with cardiovascular events in diuretic-treated patients
Objective To determine the relationship of moderately high and low concentrations of serum potassium with cardiovascular disease events among treated hypertensive patients. Design An observationalExpand
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Cardiovascular mortality of Chinese in New York City
To determine cardiovascular disease mortality among Chinese migrants in New York City and compare it to both that of residents in China and whites in New York City, mortality records for 1988 throughExpand
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Dietary sodium intake and mortality: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES I)
BACKGROUND Population-wide restriction of dietary sodium has been recommended. However, little evidence directly links sodium intake to morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to assessExpand
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