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In this paper, data obtained between 1984 and 1993 from 11,629 men and women as part of the Scottish Heart Health Study (Scotland, United Kingdom) were used to investigate the relation between antioxidant vitamin and fiber intakes and both incident coronary heart disease (CHD) (649 events) and all-causes mortality (591 deaths). All age-adjusted mean intakes(More)
Smoking, high blood pressure and elevated blood cholesterol are the well-established 'classical' risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in men and women. However, it is also well-known that there is a considerable degree of residual variation in CHD after these factors have been taken into account. Consideration of antioxidant vitamin status may help(More)
Antioxidant vitamin intake (C,E and carotene) is assessed from a food frequency questionnaire applied to 10,359 middle-aged men and women participating in the Scottish Heart Health Study. Logistic regression analysis is then used to quantify the relationship between antioxidant vitamin consumption and prevalent coronary heart disease (CHD), analysing(More)
PURPOSE To validate the nursing diagnosis anxiety as experienced by adult patients undergoing bone marrow transplant (BMT). METHODS Using a descriptive, longitudinal design, data were collected on the first day of conditioning, 25 days later, and 100 days post-transplant. Study tools included the State/Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), the Graphic Anxiety(More)
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