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A life course approach to chronic disease epidemiology / edited by Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben Shlomo
Alternate Title Chronic disease epidemiology
2nd ed
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007, c2004
book jacket
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Subject(s) Chronic diseases -- Etiology
Chronic diseases -- Risk factors
Physical Description xix, 473 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- The life course and adult chronic disease: an historical perspective with particular reference to coronary heart disease -- Pre-adult influences on cardiovascular disease -- Life course approaches to socioeconomic differentials in health -- Ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease mortality trends with special reference to England and Wales: are there cohort effects? -- Geography and migration with special reference to cardiovascular disease -- A life course approach to diabetes -- A life course approach to obesity -- A life course approach to blood pressure --A life course approach to respiratory and allergic diseases -- A life course approach to cancer epidemiology -- Time trends in cancer incidence and mortality -- A life course approach to biological ageing -- A life course approach to neuropsychiatric outcomes -- Fetal growth and development: the role of nutrition and other factors -- Socioenconomic pathways between childhood and adult health -- Should we intervene to improve fetal and infant growth? -- Should we intervene to improve childhood circumstances? -- Conclusions
Series Life course approach to adult health series no. 2
Alternate Author Kuh, Diana
Ben-Shlomo, Yoav

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