Exposure to the Chinese famine of 1959-61 in early life and long-term health conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Li2017ExposureTT,
  title={Exposure to the Chinese famine of 1959-61 in early life and long-term health conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Chihua Li and L H Lumey},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={
          1157-1170
        }
}
Background Most Chinese people over 55 years old today have experienced the Great Leap Forward Famine of 1959-61. Many reports suggested that the famine could have profound long-term health effects for exposed birth cohorts. A systematic review and meta-analysis was carried out to summarize reported famine effects on long-term health. Methods Relevant reports were identified by searching PubMed, Embase, Chinese Wanfang Data and Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure databases. Long-term… CONTINUE READING

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