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Parenthood and the risk of cardiovascular diseases among 0.5 million men and women: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank

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Background: Women’s parity has been associated with risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is unclear, however, whether it reflects biological effects of childbearing or uncontrolled socioeconomic and lifestyle factors associated with childrearing. We assessed the association between number of children and incident CVD outcomes separately in women and men. Methods: In 2004-08, the nationwide China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 0.5 million individuals aged 30... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/ije/dyw144

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Grant:
088158/Z/09/Z, 104085/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
1
Pages:
180-189
Publication date:
2016-09-19
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:1d0936d7-946f-4ec5-b91f-33d6c2b3b939
Source identifiers:
616669
Local pid:
pubs:616669
Paper number:
1

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