Familial concordance for age at natural menopause: results from the Breakthrough Generations Study.

@article{Morris2011FamilialCF,
  title={Familial concordance for age at natural menopause: results from the Breakthrough Generations Study.},
  author={Danielle H. Morris and M. E. Jones and Minouk J. Schoemaker and Alan Ashworth and Anthony J Swerdlow},
  journal={Menopause},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={956-61}
}
OBJECTIVE Existing estimates of the heritability of menopause age have a wide range. Furthermore, few studies have analyzed to what extent familial similarities might reflect shared environment, rather than shared genes. We therefore analyzed familial concordance for age at natural menopause and the effects of shared genetic and environmental factors on this concordance. METHODS Participants were 2,060 individuals comprising first-degree relatives, aged 31 to 90 years, and participating in… CONTINUE READING

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