Menopause and modifiable coronary heart disease risk factors: a population based study.

@article{Agrinier2010MenopauseAM,
  title={Menopause and modifiable coronary heart disease risk factors: a population based study.},
  author={Nelly Agrinier and Maxime Cournot and Jean Dallongeville and Dominique Arveiler and Pierre Ducimetiere and J. B. Ruidavets and Jean Ferri{\`e}res},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={
          237-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of our study was to determine the effect of the menopause on various coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors and on the global risk of CHD in a population based sample of women, making the difference between menopause and age related effects. STUDY DESIGN The Third French MONICA cross-sectional survey on cardiovascular risk included 1730 randomly selected women, aged 35-64 years, representative from the general population. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Women were defined as… CONTINUE READING

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