Are childhood socio-economic circumstances related to coronary heart disease risk? Findings from a population-based study of older men.

@article{Ramsay2007AreCS,
  title={Are childhood socio-economic circumstances related to coronary heart disease risk? Findings from a population-based study of older men.},
  author={Sheena E. Ramsay and Peter Whincup and Richard W. Morris and Lucy T. Lennon and Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={560-6}
}
BACKGROUND The independent influence of childhood social circumstances on health in later life remains uncertain. We examined the extent to which childhood socio-economic circumstances are related to the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in older British men, taking account of adult social class and behavioural risk factors. METHODS A socio-economically representative sample of 5552 British men (52-74 years) with retrospective assessment of childhood socio-economic circumstances (father's… CONTINUE READING
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