Adverse childhood experiences and child-to-adult height trajectories in the 1958 British birth cohort.

@article{Denholm2013AdverseCE,
  title={Adverse childhood experiences and child-to-adult height trajectories in the 1958 British birth cohort.},
  author={Rachel Denholm and Chris Power and Leah Li},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={1399-409}
}
BACKGROUND Adverse childhood experiences (maltreatment and household dysfunction) are associated with adult cardiovascular disease (CVD). One possible pathway is through physical development, which has been linked to CVD risk. Our aim was to examine whether adverse childhood experiences are associated with child-to-adult height trajectories. METHOD The 1958 British birth cohort (n=17,638) includes all born in one week in March 1958, followed up to mid adulthood. Height was measured at 7, 11… CONTINUE READING
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