Associations between tooth loss and mortality patterns in the Glasgow Alumni Cohort.

@article{Tu2007AssociationsBT,
  title={Associations between tooth loss and mortality patterns in the Glasgow Alumni Cohort.},
  author={Yuexuan Tu and Bruna Galobardes and George Davey Smith and Peter O McCarron and Mona Jeffreys and Mark S. Gilthorpe},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2007},
  volume={93 9},
  pages={
          1098-103
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To use data from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort to investigate whether oral health in young adulthood is independently associated with later life cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality. METHODS AND RESULTS Of the original cohort (n = 15 322), 12 631 subjects were traced through the National Health Service Central Register. Of these, 9569 men and 2654 women were 30 years or younger at baseline. During up to 57 years of follow-up, 1432 deaths occurred among subjects with… CONTINUE READING
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