Different effects of blood pressure on mortality from stroke subtypes depending on BMI levels: a 19-year cohort study in the Japanese general population—NIPPON DATA80

@article{Miyamatsu2005DifferentEO,
  title={Different effects of blood pressure on mortality from stroke subtypes depending on BMI levels: a 19-year cohort study in the Japanese general population—NIPPON DATA80},
  author={Naomi Miyamatsu and Takashi Kadowaki and Tomonori Okamura and Takehito Hayakawa and Yoshikuni Kita and Akira Okayama and Yasuyuki Nakamura and Izumi Oki and Hirotsugu Ueshima},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={285-291}
}
To evaluate the relationship between blood pressure and cerebrovascular death depending on body mass index (BMI) levels, we analysed a database of 9338 subjects from the National Integrated Project for Prospective Observation of Non-communicable Disease and its Trends in the Aged, which was originally conducted a baseline survey in 1980 and followed up in 1999. Relative risk (RR) and a 95% confidence interval (CI) of death from total stroke, cerebral infarction, and intracerebral haemorrhage… CONTINUE READING

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