Associations between atherosclerosis and dietary fat and cholesterol have been demonstrated in numerous animal experiments.
The relation between these dietary components and atherosclerosis has not previously been reported in a population-based study among human beings.
The associations of dietary fat and cholesterol with carotid artery wall thickness (atherosclerosis) were investigated in a population-based study, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study, from 1987 to 1989.
Participants were 2,095 black women, 5,146 white women, 1,318 black men and 4,589 white men, aged 45-64 years, recruited from four US communities :
North Carolina ;
Mots-clés Pascal : Athérosclérose, Epidémiologie, Régime alimentaire enrichi, Lipide, Cholestérol, Nutrition, Carotide, Imagerie ultrasonore, Homme, Sexe, Race, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Atherosclerosis, Epidemiology, Supplemented diet, Lipids, Cholesterol, Nutrition, Carotid, Ultrasound imaging, Human, Sex, Race, United States, North America, America, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease
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Cote : 94-0466326
Code Inist : 002B12B01. Création : 199501.