Risk factors for ischaemic heart disease mortality among men with different occupational physical demands. A 30-year prospective cohort study
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    Misleading conclusion with serious negative health outcome
    • Chew Boon How, family physician and lecturer
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      • Lee PY, Cheong AT, Ismail-Zarina I, Hanim-Ismail A, Hassan F, Ching SM

    Dear BMJ Open Editorial,

    we appreciate the effort of the authors in looking into the 30-year mortality outcomes of their initial cohorts, who were stratified into different occupational work demands, adjusted for some co-morbidities, risk factors and social classes. It was reassuring that the established cardiovascular risk factors of smoking and hypertension were indeed true much earlier than we aware. However...

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