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A prospective cohort study of neighborhood stress and ischemic heart disease in Japan: a multilevel analysis using the JACC study data

Yoshihisa Fujino1*, Naohito Tanabe2, Kaori Honjo3, Sadao Suzuki4, Kokoro Shirai5, Hiroyasu Iso6, Akiko Tamakoshi7 and JACC Study Group

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan

2 Department of Health and Nutrition, Faculty of Human Life Studies, University of Niigata Prefecture, Niigata, Japan

3 Osaka University Global Collaboration Center, Osaka, Japan

4 Department of Public Health, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Aichi, Japan

5 Department of Human Sciences, School of Law and Letters, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

6 Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

7 Department of Public Health, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan

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BMC Public Health 2011, 11:398  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-398

Published: 27 May 2011

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Table 1: Basic characteristics of study subjects and areas

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Table 2: Mortality rate ratios (MRR) for ischemic heart disease in men

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Table 3: Mortality rate ratios (MRR) for ischemic heart disease in women

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