Occupational, commuting and leisure-time physical activity ...

... activity in relation to coronary heart disease among middle-aged Finnish men and women The study comprised 47,840 Finnish participants aged 25–64 years without history of CHD and stroke at baseline. During a mean follow-up of 18.9 years, 4660 new CHD events were documented. The multivariable-adjusted (age, body mass index, systolic blood pressure, total cholesterol, education, alcohol consumption, smoking, history of diabetes, and other two types of physical activity) hazard ratios (HRs) of CHD events associated with low, moderate, and high occupational activity were 1.00, 0.87, and 0.90 (Ptrend = 0.019) for men, and 1.00, 0.75, and 0.80 (Ptrend < 0.001) for women, respectively. The multivariable-adjusted HRs of CHD events associated with low, moderate, and high leisure-time physical activity were 1.00, 0.95, and 0.84 (Ptrend = 0.026) for men, and 1.00, 0.85, and 0.77 (Ptrend = 0.003) for women, respectively. Active commuting had a significant inverse association with the risk of CHD events in women but not in men.
Gang Hua, PekkaJousilahtia, c, Katja Borodulina, Noël C. Barengod, Timo A. Lakkae, Aulikki Nissinena, Jaakko Tuomilehtoa
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