Association of Sleep Apnea, Diagnosed by Self-Reported Physician Diagnosis or Hospital Discharge Codes, With Atrial Fibrillation and Ectopy Using Ambulatory Electrocardiogram in the ARIC Study

Kapuaola S. Gellert, Alvaro Alonso, Lin Y. Chen, Michelle L. Meyer, Elsayed Z. Soliman, Takeki Suzuki, Laura R. Loehr

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E007574
JournalCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2020

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Funding Information:
Research reported here was supported by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) under award number R01HL116900. The ARIC Study (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) is performed as a collaborative study supported by NHLBI contracts (HHSN268201100005C, HHSN268201100006C, HHSN268201100007C, HHSN268201100008C, HHSN268201100009C, HHSN268201100010C, HHSN268201100011C, and HHSN268201100012C).


  • atherosclerosis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac arrhythmias
  • risk factors
  • sleep apnea syndromes

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