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Lower educational level is a predictor of incident type 2 diabetes in European countries: the EPIC-InterAct study.

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BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. In high-income countries, low socioeconomic status seems to be related to a high incidence of T2DM, but very little is known about the intermediate factors of this relationship. Method We performed a case-cohort study in eight Western European countries nested in the EPIC study (n = 340, 234, 3.99 million person-years of follow-up). A random sub-cohort of 16,835 individuals and a total of 12,403 ...

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10.1093/ije/dys091

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Journal:
International journal of epidemiology More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
1162-1173
Publication date:
2012-08-01
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
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English
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341114
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2012-12-19

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