Are sleep complaints an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction?

@article{Schwartz1998AreSC,
  title={Are sleep complaints an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction?},
  author={Skai W. Schwartz and Joan Cornoni-Huntley and Stephen R Cole and Judith C. Hays and Dan German Blazer and Douglas D. Schocken},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={384-92}
}
PURPOSE To investigate whether subjective sleep complaints are an independent predictor of myocardial infarction (MI) in a community of older adults and to gain clues as to why the association between sleep complaints and incident MI exists. METHODS Using longitudinal data from the Piedmont study on 2960 adults aged 65 or older who were free of symptomatic heart disease at baseline, we screened 19 potential confounders to determine if any, alone or in combination, could explain the observed… CONTINUE READING