Cardiovascular risk factors predictive for survival and morbidity-free survival in the oldest-old Framingham Heart Study participants.

@article{Terry2005CardiovascularRF,
  title={Cardiovascular risk factors predictive for survival and morbidity-free survival in the oldest-old Framingham Heart Study participants.},
  author={Dellara F. Terry and Michael J. Pencina and Ramachandran S. Vasan and Joanne M. Murabito and Philip A. Wolf and Margaret Kelly Hayes and Daniel L{\'e}vy and Ralph B. D'Agostino and Emelia J Benjamin},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={53 11},
  pages={1944-50}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine whether midlife cardiovascular risk factors predict survival and survival free of major comorbidities to the age of 85. DESIGN Prospective community-based cohort study. SETTING Framingham Heart Study, Massachusetts. PARTICIPANTS Two thousand five hundred thirty-one individuals (1,422 women) who attended at least two examinations between the ages of 40 and 50. MEASUREMENTS Risk factors were classified at routine examinations performed between the ages of 40 and 50… CONTINUE READING
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