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  1. Relationships between cigarette smoking, blood pressure and serum lipids in the Singapore general population.

    Article - En anglais

    In a cross-sectional random survey of the whole of Singapore (2143 subjects aged 18-69 years), cardiovascular risk factors were measured by standardized techniques.

    For the analysis in the 18-69 year age group there was adjustment for ethnic group, age, body mass index, alcohol consumption and physical activity.

    Among serum lipids, high density lipoprotein (HDL-) cholesterol and fasting triglyceride were inversely related with partial correlation coefficients (r) of males -0.34 (P<0.001) and females -0.26 (P<0.001).

    There were no relationships between blood pressure and serum lipids except for direct ones with fasting triglyceride, being males (systolic r=0.06, P=0.066 and diastolic r=0.12, P<0.001) and females (systolic r=0.11, P<0.001 and diastolic r=0.13, P<0.001).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Tabagisme, Lipémie, Facteur risque, Homme, Pression sanguine, Hémodynamique, Lipide, Epidémiologie, Singapour, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiovascular disease, Tobacco smoking, Lipemia, Risk factor, Human, Blood pressure, Hemodynamics, Lipids, Epidemiology, Singapore, Asia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0601969

    Code Inist : 002B29A. Création : 199406.