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Breastfeeding and childhood wheeze: age-specific analyses and longitudinal wheezing phenotypes as complimentary approaches to the analysis of cohort data

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Systematic reviews suggest that breastfeeding is associated with a lower risk of asthma, although marked heterogeneity exists. Using UK Millennium Cohort Study data (n = 10,126 children born 2000-2001), we examined the association between breastfeeding duration and wheezing in the past year, first at each age-group separately (age 9 months, 3, 5, 7 and 11 years) and then as a longitudinal wheezing phenotype: ‘early transient’ (wheezing any time up to age 5 but not thereafter); ‘late onset’ (a...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/aje/kwy057

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; NPEU
Oxford college:
St Catherines College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; NPEU
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; NPEU
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
187
Issue:
8
Pages:
1651–1661
Publication date:
2018-04-03
Acceptance date:
2018-03-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
Pubs id:
pubs:834735
URN:
uri:e134f347-96d1-4bc4-b51d-66532a4122b1
UUID:
uuid:e134f347-96d1-4bc4-b51d-66532a4122b1
Local pid:
pubs:834735

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