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Age at menarche and incidence of diabetes: A prospective study of 300,000 women in China

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Background

Previous studies of mostly Western populations have reported inconsistent associations between age at menarche and risk of diabetes. We examined such associations among Chinese adult women who tend to have later menarche age than women in the West.

Methods

The nationwide China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 302,632 women aged 30-79 (mean 50) years from 10 diverse localities across China in 2004-8 and recorded 5,391 incident cases of diabetes during ~7 ye...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/aje/kwx219

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
187
Issue:
2
Pages:
190–198
Publication date:
2017-06-09
Acceptance date:
2017-04-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
Pubs id:
pubs:691355
URN:
uri:d02ee1f5-abbd-436e-afee-c9cc15cad58d
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uuid:d02ee1f5-abbd-436e-afee-c9cc15cad58d
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pubs:691355

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