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CV risk factors vary by gender, study finds
2/21/2019

Researchers found sex differences across major cardiovascular risk factors, with women having an average body mass index of 29.6 compared with 29 for men, and 42% of women having high blood pressure compared with 49% of men. The findings, published in the journal Circulation, showed that 13% of men and 11% of women had diabetes, but only 20% and 30% had their disease under control, respectively.

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