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Age at menarche and menopause: their correlates and association with selected cardiovascular disease risk factors among 300 000 Chinese women in the China Kadoorie Biobank

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Background: Age-standardised mortality rates for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are generally higher among men than women, prompting suggestions that reproductive factors may be partly responsible. Moreover, there have been major changes in women’s reproductive patterns and CVD rates in China over the last few decades, but the association between them is still poorly understood.

Objectives: To start addressing these issues, this thesis examines the secular trends and correlates of age ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
MSc
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-03-05

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