Atherosclerosis 2014 Apr 30;233(2):623-9. Epub 2014 Jan 30.
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA; Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD, USA; Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Cardiovascular Research, University of Dundee, Australia; The George Institute for Global Health, Australia. Electronic address:
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