Relationship between hemoglobin and cardiovascular risk factors in young adults.

@article{Shimakawa1993RelationshipBH,
  title={Relationship between hemoglobin and cardiovascular risk factors in young adults.},
  author={Tetsuro Shimakawa and Diane E. Bild},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={46 11},
  pages={1257-66}
}
To understand mechanisms of association between hemoglobin and cardiovascular disease (CVD), the relationships between hemoglobin and CVD risk factors were examined in 5115 black and white men and women who participated in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. Hemoglobin was higher in men than women, whites than blacks, and smokers than non-smokers (p < 0.001). After adjusting for age, body mass index, current smoking status, and clinical center, hemoglobin… CONTINUE READING

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