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Pet ownership and risk factors for cardivascular disease: another look

Parslow, Ruth; Jorm, Anthony F

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Objective: To test the claim that pet ownership reduces cardiovascular risk. Design: Community survey. Participants: 2528 adults aged 40-44 years and 2551 aged 60-64 years who lived in the Australian Capital Territory and Queanbeyan, New South Wales, and

dc.contributor.authorParslow, Ruth
dc.contributor.authorJorm, Anthony F
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:36:28Z
dc.date.available2015-12-13T22:36:28Z
dc.identifier.issn0025-729X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/76774
dc.description.abstractObjective: To test the claim that pet ownership reduces cardiovascular risk. Design: Community survey. Participants: 2528 adults aged 40-44 years and 2551 aged 60-64 years who lived in the Australian Capital Territory and Queanbeyan, New South Wales, and
dc.publisherAustralasian Medical Association
dc.sourceMedical Journal of Australia
dc.subjectKeywords: adult; age; alcohol consumption; article; Australia; blood pressure measurement; body mass; cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular risk; cigarette smoking; controlled study; demography; diastolic blood pressure; disease control; domestic animal; health ha
dc.titlePet ownership and risk factors for cardivascular disease: another look
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume179
dc.date.issued2003
local.identifier.absfor111706 - Epidemiology
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub5573
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationParslow, Ruth, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationJorm, Anthony F, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage466
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage468
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T09:31:57Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-0242522183
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