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Body fat distribution in relation to smoking and exogenous hormones in British women.

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OBJECTIVE:  Both cigarette smoking and use of exogenous hormones are associated with changes in regional distribution of body fat, but their combined effects are less investigated. We examined the interrelation between smoking, exogenous hormones and fat distribution in premenopausal and postmenopausal women. METHOD: We used data from 20, 962 women without known cardiovascular disease (CVD) who were employees of a major department store in Britain. They completed a health questionnaire and at...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology More from this journal
Volume:
77
Issue:
6
Pages:
828-833
Publication date:
2012-12-01
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
Language:
English
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pubs:365648
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uuid:6a061081-d630-4c42-84ab-5b7e87f0c82a
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pubs:365648
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365648
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2013-11-17

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