Haemostatic parameters and lifestyle factors in elderly men in Italy and The Netherlands.

@article{Bijnen1996HaemostaticPA,
  title={Haemostatic parameters and lifestyle factors in elderly men in Italy and The Netherlands.},
  author={F C Bijnen and E J M Feskens and Simona Giampaoli and Alessandro Menotti and Flaminio Fidanza and Gerard Hornstra and Carl J. Caspersen and Willem L Mosterd and Daan Kromhout},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={1996},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={411-6}
}
The association between plasma fibrinogen, factor VII, factor X, activated partial thromboplastin time, antithrombin III and the lifestyle factors cigarette smoking, alcohol use, fat intake and physical activity was assessed in 802 men aged 70-90 years in Zutphen (The Netherlands), Montegiorgio and Crevalcore (Italy). Smoking was positively associated with fibrinogen, also after adjustment for other lifestyle factors, age, use of anticoagulants and aspirin like drugs, body mass index, and… CONTINUE READING