Early growth and death from cardiovascular disease in women.
To determine whether the link suggested between growth in utero and during infancy and death from cardiovascular disease in men is also present in women.
Design-Follow up study of women and men whose birth weight and weight at 1 year of age had been recorded.
Subjects-5585 women and 10141 men born during 191-30.
Main outcome measures-Standardised mortality ratios for cardiovascular disease.
Among women and men death rates from cardiovascular disease fell progressively between the low and high birth weights groups (khi2=4.3, p=0.04 for women, khi2=8.5, p<0.005 for men.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Artère pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire, Facteur risque, Adulte, Homme, Sexe, Etude comparative, Etude statistique, Poids naissance, Développement staturopondéral, Mortalité, Epidémiologie, Analyse corrélation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiovascular disease, Arteriopathy, Coronary heart disease, Risk factor, Adult, Human, Sex, Comparative study, Statistical study, Birth weight, Somatic growth, Mortality, Epidemiology, Correlation analysis
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Cote : 94-0141337
Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.