Associations of very high C-reactive protein concentration with psychosocial and cardiovascular risk factors in an ageing population.

@article{Hamer2009AssociationsOV,
  title={Associations of very high C-reactive protein concentration with psychosocial and cardiovascular risk factors in an ageing population.},
  author={Mark Hamer and Yoichi Chida},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2009},
  volume={206 2},
  pages={599-603}
}
BACKGROUND Raised levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of low grade systemic inflammation, is common in ageing populations although the relevance of very highly elevated CRP (>10mg/L) remains unclear. We examined cross-sectional associations of very high CRP with psychosocial, behavioural, and cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS Participants were 5307 men and women from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, a study of community dwelling older adults (46.0% men, aged 66.5+/-10.1… CONTINUE READING

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