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The association between adult attained height and sitting height with mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)

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Adult height and sitting height may reflect genetic and environmental factors, including early life nutrition, physical and social environments. Previous studies have reported divergent associations for height and chronic disease mortality, with positive associations observed for cancer mortality but inverse associations for circulatory disease mortality. Sitting height might be more strongly associated with insulin resistance; however, data on sitting height and mortality is sparse. Using th...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0173117

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European Commission More from this funder
International Agency for Research on Cancer More from this funder
Danish Cancer Society More from this funder
Mutuelle Générale de l’Education Nationale More from this funder
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0173117
Publication date:
2017-03-01
Acceptance date:
2017-02-16
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ISSN:
1932-6203
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684473
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pubs:684473
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uuid:1b0b002f-c241-4a56-8178-bb08fc7aa638
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pubs:684473
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2017-03-08

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