Social class, risk factors, and stroke incidence in men and women: a prospective study in the European prospective investigation into cancer in Norfolk cohort.

@article{McFadden2009SocialCR,
  title={Social class, risk factors, and stroke incidence in men and women: a prospective study in the European prospective investigation into cancer in Norfolk cohort.},
  author={E Michelle McFadden and Robert N Luben and Nicholas J Wareham and Sheila Anne Bingham and Kay-Tee Khaw},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={1070-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between occupational social class and stroke incidence and the extent to which classical, lifestyle, and psychosocial risk factors may explain such relationships. METHODS A prospective population study was conducted of 22488 men and women aged 39 to 79 years living in the general community in Norfolk, UK, recruited in 1993 to 1997 and followed up for stroke incidence to 2007. RESULTS An inverse relationship… CONTINUE READING

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