[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Editor's Correspondence
March 11, 2002

Blood Pressure in Early Life and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality—Reply

Arch Intern Med. 2002;162(5):610-611. doi:

In reply

We appreciate the positive comments of Drs McCarron, Okasha, McEwen, and Davey Smith regarding our publication. We are pleased that our report has stimulated their efforts to further analyze the Glasgow University data using cutpoints based on the JNC-VI,1 with findings similar to ours. Blood pressure measured in young adulthood predicts long-term risk for coronary, cardiovascular, and all-cause mortality.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview