Cardiovascular disease risk factors in relation to suicide mortality in Asia: prospective cohort study of over one million Korean men and women.

@article{Jee2011CardiovascularDR,
  title={Cardiovascular disease risk factors in relation to suicide mortality in Asia: prospective cohort study of over one million Korean men and women.},
  author={Sun Ha Jee and Mika Kivimaki and Hee Cheol Kang and Il Su Park and Jonathan Matthew Samet and George David Batty},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 22},
  pages={2773-80}
}
AIMS A potential role for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in the aetiology of suicide has not been comprehensively examined. In addition to being small in scale and poorly characterized, existing studies very rarely sample Asian populations in whom risk factor-suicide relationships may plausibly differ to Caucasian groups. We examined the association between a series of CVD risk factors and future mortality from suicide. METHODS AND RESULTS The Korean Cancer Prevention Study is a… CONTINUE READING

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