Blood pressure in relation to birth weight in twins and singleton controls matched for gestational age.

@article{McNeill2003BloodPI,
  title={Blood pressure in relation to birth weight in twins and singleton controls matched for gestational age.},
  author={Geraldine McNeill and Chuluuntulga Tuya and Doris M. Campbell and Paul Haggarty and William Cairns S. Smith and Lindsey F. Masson and Alastair A Cumming and Ian Broom and Neva Haites},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={158 2},
  pages={150-5}
}
Associations between adult blood pressure and birth weight were investigated in 122 same-sex twin pairs aged 18-50 years and 86 singleton controls matched according to maternal age and parity, gender, gestational age, and current age who were recruited via an obstetric database in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1999. Twins weighed on average 425 g less than controls at birth (p < 0.001) but did not differ significantly in adult height or systolic or diastolic blood pressure from the controls. Among… CONTINUE READING
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