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Adiposity in relation to age at menarche and other reproductive factors among 300,000 Chinese women: findings from China Kadoorie Biobank study

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Background

Adiposity is increasing rapidly in China but little is known about the relevance to it of women’s reproductive factors, which differ intergenerationally and from that in the West. We assess associations of adiposity with life-course reproductive factors in Chinese women.

Methods

In 2004-8 the nationwide China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 303,000 women aged 30-79 (mean 50) years from 10 diverse regions. Multivariable linear regression was used to examine as...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/ije/dyw165

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Publication date:
2016-08-05
Acceptance date:
2016-05-24
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1464-3685
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uuid:19b1b1b1-4aaa-4fb2-9050-c5a58bba2bd3
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632314
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pubs:632314

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