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Women’s reproductive factors and incident cardiovascular disease in the UK Biobank

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Background: Studies have suggested that women’s reproductive factors are associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), however, findings are mixed. We assessed the relationship between reproductive factors and incident CVD in the UK Biobank.

Methods: Between 2006-10, the UK Biobank recruited over 500,000 participants aged 40-69 years across the UK. During 7 years of follow-up, 9,054 incident cases of CVD (34% women), 5,782 cases of CHD (28% women), and 3,489 cases of st...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312289

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Heart Journal website
Volume:
104
Issue:
13
Pages:
1069-1075
Publication date:
2018-01-03
Acceptance date:
2017-11-28
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-603
Source identifiers:
801747
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pubs:801747
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uuid:abce0d1e-aa72-4773-a715-b0f14d4d8f15
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pubs:801747
Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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