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From Birth to Senescence. Studies on factors at birth and their relation to morbidity in women in adult life


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Title: From Birth to Senescence. Studies on factors at birth and their relation to morbidity in women in adult life
Authors: Andersson, Susan W. 1957-
Issue Date: 2000
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Clinical Nutrition
Avdelningen för klinisk näringslära
Date of Defence: 2000-12-12
Disputation: Aulan, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Göteborg, kl. 13.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: birth weight
birth length
gestational age
recall
epidemiology
longitudinal
middle age
women
blood pressure
hypertension
cancer
Abstract: This thesis is concerned with factors at birth and their relation to disease in later adulthood. The aims of this thesis were to a) identify variables in Swedish midwife records at the early part of the 1900's and their relation to birth outcome; b) assess agreement between self-reported birth weight and recorded birth weight; and, c) examine the relationship between size at birth and 1) hypertension, and, 2) cancer morbidity in adult women. Original midwife records for five birth cohorts o... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/11537
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