Body fat distribution and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition in Norfolk cohort: a population-based prospective study

Dexter Canoy, S Matthijs Boekholdt, Nicholas Wareham, Robert Luben, Ailsa Welch, Sheila Bingham, Iain Buchan, Nicholas Day, Kay-Tee Khaw

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Body fat distribution has been cross-sectionally associated with atherosclerotic disease risk factors, but the prospective relation with coronary heart disease remains uncertain.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2933-2943
Number of pages11
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2007


  • Aged
  • Body Fat Distribution
  • Cohort Studies
  • Coronary Disease
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Obesity
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Distribution
  • Waist-Hip Ratio

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