Arsenic exposure from drinking water and mortality from cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: prospective cohort study

@inproceedings{Chen2011ArsenicEF,
  title={Arsenic exposure from drinking water and mortality from cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: prospective cohort study },
  author={Yu Chen and Joseph H. Graziano and Faruque Parvez and Mengling Liu and Vesna N Slavkovich and Tara S Kalra and Maria Argos and T. M. Rezwanul Islam and Alauddin Ahmed and Muhammad Rakibuz-Zaman and Rabiul Hasan and Golam Sarwar and Diane Levy and Alexander van Geen and Habibul Ahsan},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between arsenic exposure and mortality from cardiovascular disease and to assess whether cigarette smoking influences the association. DESIGN Prospective cohort study with arsenic exposure measured in drinking water from wells and urine. SETTING General population in Araihazar, Bangladesh. PARTICIPANTS 11,746 men and women who provided urine samples in 2000 and were followed up for an average of 6.6 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Death from… CONTINUE READING