Serum cholesterol levels and six-year mortality from stroke in 350,977 men screened for the multiple risk factor intervention trial.

@article{Iso1989SerumCL,
  title={Serum cholesterol levels and six-year mortality from stroke in 350,977 men screened for the multiple risk factor intervention trial.},
  author={Hiroyasu Iso and David R. Jacobs and Deborah N. Wentworth and James D. Neaton and Jerome D. Cohen},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={320 14},
  pages={
          904-10
        }
}
We examined the relation between the serum total cholesterol level and the risk of death from stroke during six years of follow-up in 350,977 men, 35 to 57 years of age, who had no history of heart attack and were not currently being treated for diabetes mellitus. The diagnosis of stroke and the type of stroke were obtained from death certificates. Using proportional-hazards regression to control for age, cigarette smoking, diastolic blood pressure, and race or ethnic group, we found that the… CONTINUE READING
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