Adult height and the risks of cardiovascular disease and major causes of death in the Asia-Pacific region: 21,000 deaths in 510,000 men and women.

@article{Lee2009AdultHA,
  title={Adult height and the risks of cardiovascular disease and major causes of death in the Asia-Pacific region: 21,000 deaths in 510,000 men and women.},
  author={Crystal Man Ying Lee and Federica Barzi and Mark Woodward and George David Batty and Graham G. Giles and Jean Woo Wong and Konrad Jamrozik and Tai Hing Lam and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Hyeon Chang Kim and Dong Feng Gu and Mary Schooling and Rachel R Huxley},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={1060-71}
}
BACKGROUND In Caucasian populations, adult height is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and positively related to some cancers. However, there are few data from Asian populations and from women. We sought to determine the sex- and region-specific associations between height and cardiovascular outcomes, and deaths due to cancer, respiratory and injury in populations from the Asia-Pacific region. METHODS Thirty-nine studies from the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies… CONTINUE READING
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