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Body mass index and incident coronary heart disease in women: a population-based prospective study

Dexter Canoy*, Benjamin J Cairns, Angela Balkwill, F Lucy Wright, Jane Green, Gillian Reeves, Valerie Beral and the Million Women Study Collaborators

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Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:87  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-87

Published: 2 April 2013

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Figure S1. Body mass index and annual coronary heart disease (CHD) incidence (95% confidence interval) in relation to year of follow-up from baseline. Table S1. Cumulative incidence (95% confidence interval) of coronary heart disease in relation to body mass index and attained age (supplement for Figure 2). Figure S2. The 20-year cumulative incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) from age 55 to 74 years in relation to body mass index. Table S2. Number of incident coronary heart disease (CHD) events in relation to body mass index and other risk factors (supplement for Figure 3). Table S3. Relative risk (95% confidence interval (CI)) of coronary heart disease per 5 kg/m2 increase in body mass index and correction for measurement error by regression calibration. Figure S3. The 20-year cumulative incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) (cause-specific and with competing causes of deaths) from age 55 to 74 years in relation to body mass index.

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