Short stature and coronary heart disease: a 35-year follow-up of the Finnish cohorts of The Seven Countries Study.

@article{Forsen2000ShortSA,
  title={Short stature and coronary heart disease: a 35-year follow-up of the Finnish cohorts of The Seven Countries Study.},
  author={Tom J. Forsen and Jan Eriksson and Qing Qiao and Markku Tervahauta and Aulikki Nissinen and Jaakko Tuomilehto},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={248 4},
  pages={326-32}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine whether short stature is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease. DESIGN Follow-up study. SETTING Two geographically defined areas in eastern and western Finland. SUBJECTS A total of 1441 men who were free of coronary heart disease at the start of the follow-up. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Hazard ratios for fatal and non-fatal coronary heart disease RESULTS Height was inversely related to fatal coronary heart disease and incident non-fatal coronary… CONTINUE READING

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