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"Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 1971-75 provide an opportunity to explore relationships among measures of nutrition, cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular health. The primary focus of the data analysis is directed to exploring relationships between nutritional patterns and cardiovascular risk factors rather than attempting to predict future disease outcome or explain past episodes. Relative weight or body mass (weight/height) was found to be an important independent predictor of serum cholesterol, serum urate and blood pressure levels in U.S. adults. No dietary variables had important or consistent associations with serum cholesterol or serum urate levels except
Dietary Intake and Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Part II. Serum Urate, Serum Cholesterol, and Correlates.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:330. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-2-330_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(2):330.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Dyslipidemia, Prevention/Screening.
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