Childhood Socioeconomic Status in Predicting Metabolic Syndrome and Glucose Abnormalities in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study.

@article{Puolakka2016ChildhoodSS,
  title={Childhood Socioeconomic Status in Predicting Metabolic Syndrome and Glucose Abnormalities in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study.},
  author={Elina Puolakka and Katja A Pahkala and Tomi T Laitinen and Costan G Magnussen and Nina Hutri-K{\"a}h{\"o}nen and P{\"a}ivi H Tossavainen and Eero J. Jokinen and Matthew Allen Sabin and Tomi P. Laitinen and Marko Elovainio and Laura M Pulkki-R{\aa}back and Jorma S. A. Viikari and Olli T. Raitakari and Markus Juonala},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2016},
  volume={39 12},
  pages={2311-2317}
}
OBJECTIVE We prospectively examined whether family socioeconomic status (SES) in childhood is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS), impaired fasting glucose (IFG), or type 2 diabetes in adulthood. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The sample comprised 2,250 participants from the longitudinal Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study cohort. Participants were 3-18 years old at baseline (mean age 10.6 years), and they were followed for 31 years. SES was characterized as reported annual income of… CONTINUE READING