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Metabolic and lifestyle risk factors for acute pancreatitis in Chinese adults: A prospective cohort study of 0.5 million people

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Background Little prospective evidence exists about risk factors and prognosis of acute pancreatitis in China. We examined the associations of certain metabolic and lifestyle factors with risk of acute pancreatitis in Chinese adults. Methods and findings The prospective China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) recruited 512,891 adults aged 30 to 79 years from 5 urban and 5 rural areas between 25 June 2004 and 15 July 2008. During 9.2 years of follow-up (to 1 January 20... Expand abstract
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002618

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-4826-8861
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3981-3418
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9913-1961
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
15
Publication date:
2018-08-01
Acceptance date:
2018-06-20
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pubs id:
pubs:894199
URN:
uri:24384cc0-4cab-482a-a60d-967dc1884aeb
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uuid:24384cc0-4cab-482a-a60d-967dc1884aeb
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pubs:894199
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English

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