Associations between weight gain and incident hypertension in a bi-ethnic cohort: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

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OBJECTIVE: To examine associations between weight gain and changes in blood pressure and the incidence of hypertension in four ethnicity-gender groups.DESIGN: Longitudinal closed cohort studied over an average of 6 y.SUBJECTS: Total of 9309 white and African-American men and women 45–64 y of age who participated in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0801846

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