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Peak flow as a predictor of cause-specific mortality in China: results from a 15-year prospective study of ~170,000 men.

Authors
  • Smith, Margaret1
  • Zhou, Maigeng
  • Wang, Lijun
  • Peto, Richard
  • Yang, Gonghuan
  • Chen, Zhengming
  • 1 Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Epidemiology
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2013
Volume
42
Issue
3
Pages
803–815
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyt079
PMID: 23918851
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

A lower value of h-PEF was associated with increased mortality from respiratory and other causes, including lung cancer and cardiovascular disease, but its associations with the other causes of death declined across the follow-up period.

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