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Risk for and consequences of endometriosis: A critical epidemiologic review

Abstract:

Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age. Characteristics robustly associated with a greater risk for endometriosis include early age at menarche, short menstrual cycle length, and lean body size, whereas greater parity has been associated with a lower risk. Relationships with other potential characteristics including physical activity, dietary factors, and lactation have been less consistent, partially because of the need for rigorous data collection and a longitu...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2018.06.001

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Shafrir, AL More by this author
Farland, LV More by this author
Harris, HR More by this author
Kvaskoff, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Journal website
Volume:
51
Pages:
1-15
Publication date:
2018-07-03
Acceptance date:
2018-06-01
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EISSN:
1532-1932
ISSN:
1521-6934
Pubs id:
pubs:890977
URN:
uri:39cf959c-3942-4d04-b99f-7be23c31217f
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uuid:39cf959c-3942-4d04-b99f-7be23c31217f
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pubs:890977

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