A comparison of risk factors for mortality from heart failure in Asian and non-Asian populations: An overview of individual participant data from 32 prospective cohorts from the Asia-Pacific Region

@inproceedings{Huxley2014ACO,
  title={A comparison of risk factors for mortality from heart failure in Asian and non-Asian populations: An overview of individual participant data from 32 prospective cohorts from the Asia-Pacific Region},
  author={Rachel R Huxley and Federica Barzi and Jean Woo and Graham G Giles and Tai Hing Lam and Kazem Rahimi and Suma H. Konety and Takayoshi Ohkubo and Sun Ha Jee and Xianghua Fang and Mark Woodward},
  booktitle={BMC cardiovascular disorders},
  year={2014}
}
BackgroundMost of what is known regarding the epidemiology of mortality from heart failure (HF) comes from studies within Western populations with few data available from the Asia-Pacific region where the burden of heart failure is increasing.MethodsIndividual level data from 543694 (85% Asian; 36% female) participants from 32 cohorts in the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration were included in the analysis. Adjusted hazard ratios (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for mortality from… CONTINUE READING
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