Serum cholesterol, blood pressure, and mortality: implications from a cohort of 361,662 men.

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The risks associated with various levels of serum cholesterol were determined by analysis of 6-year mortality in 361,662 men aged 35-57. Above the 20th percentile for serum cholesterol (greater than 181 mg/dl, greater than 4.68 mmol/l), coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality increased progressively; the relative risk was large (3.8) in the men with… (More)

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@article{Martin1986SerumCB, title={Serum cholesterol, blood pressure, and mortality: implications from a cohort of 361,662 men.}, author={Matthew Martin and Stephen Benjamin Hulley and Warren S. Browner and Lewis H. Kuller and Deborah N. Wentworth}, journal={Lancet}, year={1986}, volume={2 8513}, pages={933-6} }