Combined effect of health behaviours and risk of first ever stroke in 20 040 men and women over 11 years’ follow-up in Norfolk cohort of European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC Norfolk): prospective population study

@article{Myint2009CombinedEO,
  title={Combined effect of health behaviours and risk of first ever stroke in 20 040 men and women over 11 years’ follow-up in Norfolk cohort of European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC Norfolk): prospective population study},
  author={Phyo Kyaw Myint and Robert N Luben and Nicholas J Wareham and Sheila Anne Bingham and Kay-Tee Khaw},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={338}
}
OBJECTIVE To quantify the potential combined impact of four health behaviours on incidence of stroke in men and women living in the general community. DESIGN Population based prospective study (EPIC-Norfolk). SETTING Norfolk, United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS 20,040 men and women aged 40-79 with no known stroke or myocardial infarction at baseline survey in 1993-7, living in the general community, and followed up to 2007. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Participants scored one point for each health… CONTINUE READING
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