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Title A life course approach to chronic disease epidemiology / edited by Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben Shlomo.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition Second edition.

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Series Life course approach to adult health series ; no. 2
Life course approach to adult health series ; no. 2.
Subject Chronic diseases -- Etiology.
Chronic diseases -- Risk factors.
Life Style.
Chronic Disease.
Risk Factors.
Adult.
Risk.
Causality.
Psychology, Social.
Disease Attributes.
Age Groups.
Persons.
Probability.
Epidemiologic Factors.
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
Pathologic Processes.
Psychiatry and Psychology.
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms.
Statistics as Topic.
Named Groups.
Quality of Health Care.
Public Health.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Disease.
Environment and Public Health.
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation.
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms.
Delivery of Health Care.
Investigative Techniques.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment.
Alt Name Kuh, Diana.
Ben-Shlomo, Yoav.
Ovid Technologies, Inc.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 473 pages).
monochrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The life course and adult chronic disease: an historical perspective with particular reference to coronary heart disease -- Pre-adult influences on cardiovascular disease -- Life course approaches to socioeconomic differentials in health -- Ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease mortality trends with special reference to England and Wales: are there cohort effects? -- Geography and migration with special reference to cardiovascular disease -- A life course approach to diabetes -- A life course approach to obesity -- A life course approach to blood pressure --A life course approach to respiratory and allergic diseases -- A life course approach to cancer epidemiology -- Time trends in cancer incidence and mortality -- A life course approach to biological ageing -- A life course approach to neuropsychiatric outcomes -- Fetal growth and development: the role of nutrition and other factors -- Socioenconomic pathways between childhood and adult health -- Should we intervene to improve fetal and infant growth? -- Should we intervene to improve childhood circumstances? -- Conclusions.
Issued By Digitized and made available by: Ovid Technologies.
Summary 'A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology' provides a detailed and up-to-date review of research findings which suggest that many of the chronic diseases prevalent in adult life have their origins in early life.
ISBN 9780191724039 (ebook)
0191724033 (ebook)
OCLC # 181589945
Additional Format Life course approach to chronic disease epidemiology (OCoLC)55797708


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