The development of cardiovascular disease in relation to anthropometric indices and hypertension in British adults

@article{Cox1998TheDO,
  title={The development of cardiovascular disease in relation to anthropometric indices and hypertension in British adults},
  author={B Cox and MJ Whichelow and AT Prevost},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={966-973}
}
OBJECTIVE: To examine the predictive ability of simple anthropometric indices for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) over seven years in British adults, and the influence of hypertension on these associations.DESIGN: Longitudinal study of the development of CVD (morbidity or mortality) over a seven year period in a random stratified sample of British adults who were respondents in the 1984–1985 Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS1) and who were seen again in 1991–1992 (HALS2) or who… CONTINUE READING