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Mortality in women in relation to their childbearing history.

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With data from the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys' longitudinal study the mortality of currently married women aged under 60 in 1971 was investigated in relation to the number of liveborn children reported at the 1971 census, adjusting for their husbands' social class. Women who had never had children experienced a higher mortality from many causes of death than the parous women, and this was probably due, at least in part, to selective factors. When the analysis was confined to pa...

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10.1136/bmj.297.6645.391

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
297
Issue:
6645
Pages:
391-395
Publication date:
1988-08-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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pubs:35337
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uuid:6377ca90-65f9-4116-a13b-95560bab2785
Local pid:
pubs:35337
Source identifiers:
35337
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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