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  1. Serum validated tobacco use and social inequalities in risk of ischaemic heart disease.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    We have previously shown that the inverse social gradient in risk of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) was not explained by self-reported smoking habits.

    We pursued the issue in a follow-up study 15 years later, where use of tobacco was validated by serum cotinine.

    Methods

    Some 3216 men aged 53-75 years were included in a study on the association between self-reported tobacco use and serum cotinine concentration.

    The men had their morbidity and mortality recorded over 4 years.

    Some 2833 men without overt cardiovascular disease were included in the incidence study.

    Potential confounders examined were serum lipids, serum selenium, alcohol consumption, physical activity, hypertension, blood pressure, and body mass index.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ischémie, Myocarde, Epidémiologie, Inégalité, Classe sociale, Homme, Tabagisme, Cotinine, Danemark, Europe, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire, Myocarde pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ischemia, Myocardium, Epidemiology, Inequality, Social class, Human, Tobacco smoking, Denmark, Europe, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease, Coronary heart disease, Myocardial disease

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

    Cote : 94-0438372

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.