Relationship of physical fitness vs body mass index with coronary artery disease and cardiovascular events in women Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Body Mass Index
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Physical Fitness

abstract

  • Among women undergoing coronary angiography for suspected ischemia, higher self-reported physical fitness scores were independently associated with fewer CAD risk factors, less angiographic CAD, and lower risk for adverse CV events. Measures of obesity were not independently associated with these outcomes.

publication date

  • September 8, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.292.10.1179

PubMed ID

  • 15353530

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1179

end page

  • 87

volume

  • 292

number

  • 10