Risk factor profile of nonsmokers with peripheral arterial disease.

@article{Fowkes1995RiskFP,
  title={Risk factor profile of nonsmokers with peripheral arterial disease.},
  author={Francis Gerry R. Fowkes and James Dunbar and Amanda J. Lee},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={657-62}
}
Cigarette smoking is a very common and important risk factor for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) such that a history of never having smoked is unusual in diseased subjects. The aim of this study was to determine whether never smokers with PAD had a unique risk factor profile that put them at particularly high risk of disease. The study population was derived from the Edinburgh Artery Study, which is a cross-sectional random sample survey of 1592 men and women aged fifty-five to seventy-four… CONTINUE READING