IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle-age and later coronary heart disease mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study.

@article{Batty2008IQIL,
  title={IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle-age and later coronary heart disease mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study.},
  author={George David Batty and Martin J. Shipley and Laust Hvas Mortensen and Catharine R Gale and Ian J. Deary},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={359-61}
}
OBJECTIVE Examine the relation between IQ in early adulthood and later coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, and assess the extent to which established risk factors measured in middle-age might explain this gradient. DESIGN Cohort study of 4316 male former Vietnam-era US army personnel with IQ scores (mean age 20.4 years), risk factor data (mean age 38.3 years) and 15 years mortality surveillance. RESULTS In age-adjusted analyses, lower IQ scores were associated with an increased rate of… CONTINUE READING

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