Risk factors for MI in three case–control studies

Data available for 254 cases.

Individuals with diabetes were excluded from control group.

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Dyslipidemia was defined in Study 1 and Study 2 to be self-reported history of a physician diagnosis of dyslipidemia or the use of lipid lowering prescription medication(s) and defined in Study 3 to be the use of lipid lowering prescription medication(s), LDL cholesterol >129 mg/dL, triglycerides >149 mg/dL or HDL cholesterol <45 mg/dL .

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Hypertension was defined in Study 1 and Study 2 to be a self–reported history of a physician diagnosis of hypertension or use of antihypertensive prescription medication(s) and defined in Study 3 to be the use of antihypertensive prescription medication(s), systolic blood pressure >160 mmHg, or diastolic blood pressure >90 mmHg.

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mi

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