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.