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Birth weight and systolic blood pressure in adolescence and adulthood: meta-regression analysis of sex- and age-specific results from 20 Nordic studies.

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The authors investigated the shape, sex- and age-dependency, and possible confounding of the association between birth weight and systolic blood pressure (SBP) in 197,954 adults from 20 Nordic cohorts (birth years 1910-1987), one of which included 166,249 Swedish male conscripts. Random-effects meta-regression analyses were performed on estimates obtained from age- and sex-stratified analyses within each of the cohorts. There was an inverse association between birth weight and SBP, irrespecti...

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10.1093/aje/kwm042

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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
166
Issue:
6
Pages:
634-645
Publication date:
2007-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
Source identifiers:
270857
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:270857
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uuid:a8197d09-d177-4a69-a25c-d43c3baed193
Local pid:
pubs:270857
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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