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Cardiovascular risk factors and 18-month mortality and morbidity in an elderly Chinese population aged 70 years and over.

Authors
  • Woo, J1
  • Ho, S C
  • Yuen, Y K
  • Yu, L M
  • Lau, J
  • 1 Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. [email protected] , (Hong Kong SAR China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gerontology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Volume
44
Issue
1
Pages
51–55
Identifiers
PMID: 9436016
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Few associations between cardiovascular risk factors and morbidity and mortality were demonstrated in elderly Chinese with a mean age of 80 years. The only modifiable risk factor appears to be systolic blood pressure.

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