Pulmonary function and cardiovascular risk factor relationships in black and in white young men and women. The CARDIA Study.

@article{Higgins1991PulmonaryFA,
  title={Pulmonary function and cardiovascular risk factor relationships in black and in white young men and women. The CARDIA Study.},
  author={Millicent W Higgins and Jacob B. Keller and Lynne E. Wagenknecht and Martin C. Townsend and David Sparrow and David R. Jacobs and George Hughes},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1991},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={315-22}
}
Pulmonary function is known to be related inversely to incidence of coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive lung disease, lung cancer, and death from all causes. Reasons for some of these associations are poorly understood. Relationships between cardiovascular disease risk factors and pulmonary function were examined in 5,115 18- to 30-year-old black and white male and female participants in the study of Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA… CONTINUE READING

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