Increase in the prevalence of hypertension among adults exposed to the Great Chinese Famine during early life

@inproceedings{Liu2017IncreaseIT,
  title={Increase in the prevalence of hypertension among adults exposed to the Great Chinese Famine during early life},
  author={Lingli Liu and Xianglong Xu and Huan Zeng and Yong Zhang and Zumin Shi and Fan Zhang and Xianqing Cao and Yao Jie Xie and C{\'e}sar Reis and Yong Zhao},
  booktitle={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  year={2017}
}
ObjectiveThis study aimed to assess the association between exposure to the Great Chinese Famine (1959–1961) during early life and hypertension in adulthood.MethodsFrom July to September 2009, 1224 eligible adults were recruited in a cross-sectional survey using a multi-stage stratified random sampling method in Chongqing China. A questionnaire was used to collect information of hypertension and sociodemographic factors. Participants were categorized as childhood, fetal, and none exposure to… CONTINUE READING
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