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Pregnancy, pregnancy loss and the risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese women: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank

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Background

Pregnancy and pregnancy loss may be linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the evidence is still inconsistent, especially in East Asians where reproductive patterns differ importantly from those in the West. We examined the associations of pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth with CVD incidence among Chinese women.

Methods

In 2004-08, the nationwide China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 302 669 women aged 30-79 years from 10 div...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12916-017-0912-7

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Kadoorie Charitable Foundation More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
15
Pages:
148
Publication date:
2017-07-05
Acceptance date:
2017-07-06
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EISSN:
1741-7015
Pubs id:
pubs:704666
URN:
uri:d1fdcecb-0170-49f4-ba04-aba46d0d7a84
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uuid:d1fdcecb-0170-49f4-ba04-aba46d0d7a84
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pubs:704666

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