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Diarrhoea in childhood and cause-specific mortality in older age: analyses of 5642 deaths in 33,261 individuals from the Hertfordshire studies.

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The objective of these analyses were to examine if episodes of diarrhoea in childhood are related to adult coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality. Data were pooled from two prospective UK cohort studies (participants born 1923--1939). Reported diarrhoea in infancy (3.1%) and between 1 and 5 years (1.1%) was rare. No relationship between diarrhoea in infancy and CHD mortality or mortality from all-causes and cardiovascular disease was observed. Although diarrhoea between 1 and 5 years was also...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology and Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology
Volume:
15
Issue:
4
Pages:
494-496
Publication date:
2008-08-05
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EISSN:
1741-8275
ISSN:
1741-8267
URN:
uuid:c75dfad0-92fc-40bd-bc57-9a66883e8dee
Source identifiers:
126303
Local pid:
pubs:126303

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