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  1. Cigarette smoking and stroke in a cohort of U.S. male physicians.

    Article - En anglais


    To examine the association between cigarette smoking and the risk for stroke in men.


    Prospective cohort study.


    Participants in the Physicians' Health Study, a randomized trial of aspirin and beta-carotene among U.S. male physicians.


    22 071 men, 40 to 84 years of age at entry, free from self-reported myocardial infarction, stroke, and transient ischemic attack; followed for an average of 9.7 years; and classified as never-smokers, current smokers, and former smokers based on self-report.


    Incidence rates of total, ischemic, and hemorrhagic stroke.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident cérébrovasculaire, Tabagisme, Homme, Facteur risque, Sexe, Mâle, Epidémiologie, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Cérébrovasculaire pathologie, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stroke, Tobacco smoking, Human, Risk factor, Sex, Male, Epidemiology, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Cerebrovascular disease, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease

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

    Cote : 94-0302002

    Code Inist : 002B17C. Création : 199406.