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The association of asthma with BMI and menarche in the 1958 British Birth Cohort.

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BACKGROUND: Obesity and early menarche have been associated with asthma. In this report, we assess the association of asthma with BMI and with changes in BMI from childhood to early adulthood. In addition, we determine if, in girls, any observed association of asthma with menarche can be explained by BMI. METHODS: In a large national birth cohort, the associations of asthma at age 7, 11, 16 and 33 years with BMI, and of, asthma at age 33 years with changes in BMI from age 7 to age 33 years wa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Asthma Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
7
Pages:
751-758
Publication date:
2013-06-18
Acceptance date:
2013-04-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-4303
ISSN:
0277-0903
Source identifiers:
566479
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:566479
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uuid:37f25a90-64d6-419a-85ec-d4ceae359fea
Local pid:
pubs:566479
Deposit date:
2016-03-30

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