Serum folate and cardiovascular disease mortality among US men and women.

@article{Loria2000SerumFA,
  title={Serum folate and cardiovascular disease mortality among US men and women.},
  author={Catherine M. Loria and Deborah Ingram and James J Feldman and Jonathan D. Wright and Jennifer H. Madans},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={160 21},
  pages={
          3258-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND Folate has been linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD) through its role in homocysteine metabolism. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between serum folate and CVD mortality. DESIGN In this prospective study, serum folate concentrations were measured on a subset of adults during the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1976-1980) and vital status ascertained after 12 to 16 years. SETTING AND PATIENTS A national probability sample consisting of 689 adults… CONTINUE READING
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