Optimal risk factors in the population: prognosis, prevalence, and secular trends; data from Göteborg population studies.

@article{Rosengren2001OptimalRF,
  title={Optimal risk factors in the population: prognosis, prevalence, and secular trends; data from G{\"o}teborg population studies.},
  author={Annika Rosengren and Annika Dotevall and Henry Ture Eriksson and Lars Wilhelmsen},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={136-44}
}
AIMS To assess the prognosis and prevalence of optimal risk factors in the population. METHODS AND RESULTS Data from several Göteborg population studies were used. Optimal risk factors were defined as serum cholesterol <5 mmol x l(-1), blood pressure <140/90 without treatment and being a non-smoker. In a 20-year follow-up of 7130 men aged 47 to 55 at baseline a group of 117 men who were optimal with respect to cholesterol, blood pressure and smoking were identified. In this group there was… CONTINUE READING
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