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  1. Early growth and death from cardiovascular disease in women.

    Article - En anglais


    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.

    Setting-Hertforshire, England

    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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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0141337

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.