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Skinfold thickness, body mass index, and fatal coronary heart disease: 30 year follow up of the Northwick Park heart study
  1. Joseph Kim,
  2. Tom Meade,
  3. Andy Haines

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Study objective: To examine the effect of baseline body mass index (BMI) and skinfold thickness (ST) on fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) and all cause mortality after 30 years of follow up.

Design: Prospective cohort study.

Setting: Northwick Park heart study (NPHS) designed to investigate the role of haemostatic variables on CHD.

Participants: 1511 men …

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