Pre-morbid intelligence, the metabolic syndrome and mortality: the Vietnam Experience Study

  title={Pre-morbid intelligence, the metabolic syndrome and mortality: the Vietnam Experience Study},
  author={George David Batty and Catharine R Gale and Laust Hvas Mortensen and Claudia Langenberg and Martin J. Shipley and Ian J. Deary},
We examined the relationship between pre-morbid intelligence quotient (IQ) and the metabolic syndrome, and assessed the role of the metabolic syndrome as a mediating factor in the association of IQ with total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. In this cohort study, 4,157 men with IQ test results from late adolescence or early adulthood [mean age (range) 20.4 (16–30) years] attended a clinical examination in middle-age [38.3 (31–46) years] at which the components of the metabolic… CONTINUE READING
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