2020 DOI: 10.20944/preprints202009.0339.v1 View full text Preprint
Toshiki Sanoh, Eri Eguchi, Tetsuya Ohira, Fumikazu Hayashi, Masaharu Maeda, Seiji Yasumura, Yuriko Suzuki, Hirooki Yabe, Atsushi Takahashi, Kanae Takase, Mayumi Harigane, Takashi Hisamatsu, Keiki Ogino, Hideyuki Kanda et al.

Abstract: Evidence regarding the effect of psychological factors and evacuation on cardiovascular disease occurrence after large-scale disasters is limited. This prospective study followed up a total of 37,810 Japanese men and women aged 30–89 years from the Fukushima Prefecture with no history of stroke or heart disease at baseline (2012), until 2017. This period included 3000 cardiovascular events recorded through questionnaires and death certificates. The participants’ psychological distress, trau…

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