Does IQ explain socio-economic differentials in total and cardiovascular disease mortality? Comparison with the explanatory power of traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors in the Vietnam Experience Study

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G David Batty, Martin J Shipley, Ruth Dundas, Sally Macintyre, Geoff Der, Laust H Mortensen, Ian J Deary

The aim of this study was to examine the explanatory power of intelligence (IQ) compared with traditional cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in the relationship of socio-economic disadvantage with total and CVD mortality, that is the extent to which IQ may account for the variance in this well-documented association.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Heart Journal Supplements
Volume30
Issue number15
Pages (from-to)1903-9
Number of pages7
ISSN1554-2815
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Research areas

  • Adult, Analysis of Variance, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cohort Studies, Humans, Intelligence, Male, Military Personnel, Risk Factors, Socioeconomic Factors, United States, Vietnam Conflict

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