Adult height and the risk of cause-specific death and vascular morbidity in 1 million people: individual participant meta-analysis


Wormser D., Di Angelantonio E., Kaptoge S., Wood A. M., Gao P., Sun Q., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY, vol.41, no.5, pp.1419-1433, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ije/dys086
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1419-1433
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background The extent to which adult height, a biomarker of the interplay of genetic endowment and early-life experiences, is related to risk of chronic diseases in adulthood is uncertain.