ARIC

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ARIC

Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities study. A study evaluating risk factors associated with atherosclerosis.
Conclusion LDL, triglycerides, apolipoprotein B, and lipoprotein A were higher; HDL, apolipoprotein A-I were lower in subjects who developed coronary disease; premature ventricular contractions were present in >6% and associated with hypertension, heart disease, faster sinus rates, electrolyte abnormalities. Anaemia was an independent risk factor for adverse cardiovascular disease outcomes.
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