Watt, RG; Tsakos, G; de Oliveira, C; Hamer, M; (2012) Tooth loss and cardiovascular disease mortality risk--results from the Scottish Health Survey. PLoS One , 7 (2) , Article e30797 . 10.1371/journal.pone.0030797.
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Tooth loss is associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality risk. This association may however be due to residual confounding. We aimed to assess whether tooth loss is associated with specific CVD mortality endpoints in a national population sample adjusting for potential confounders.
|Title:||Tooth loss and cardiovascular disease mortality risk--results from the Scottish Health Survey.|
|Open access status:||An open access publication. A version is also available from UCL Discovery.|
|Additional information:||© 2012 Watt et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. PMCID: PMC3282705 The authors have no funding or support to report.|
|Keywords:||Cardiovascular Diseases, Female, Health Surveys, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Proportional Hazards Models, Risk Factors, Scotland, Survival Analysis, Tooth Loss|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care > Epidemiology and Public Health|
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