Black/white differences in leukocyte subpopulations in men.

  title={Black/white differences in leukocyte subpopulations in men.},
  author={David S Freedman and L Gates and W Dana Flanders and Onno W van Assendelft and Joseph J. Barboriak and M Riduan Joesoef and Tim E. Byers},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={26 4},
BACKGROUND Although counts of leukocytes differ substantially between blacks and whites, and are predictive of ischaemic heart disease (IHD), racial differences in counts of leukocyte subpopulations have received less attention. METHODS We examined black/white differences in leukocyte subpopulations among 3467 white and 493 black 31-45 year-old-men who had previously served in the US Army. Laboratory determinations were performed at a central location during 1985-1986. RESULTS Black men had… CONTINUE READING


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