Independent and additive association of prenatal famine exposure and intermediary life conditions with adult mortality between age 18-63 years.

@article{Ekamper2014IndependentAA,
  title={Independent and additive association of prenatal famine exposure and intermediary life conditions with adult mortality between age 18-63 years.},
  author={Peter Ekamper and Frans W. A. van Poppel and Aryeh D Stein and L. H. Lumey},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={119},
  pages={232-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To quantify the relation between prenatal famine exposure and adult mortality, taking into account mediating effects of intermediary life conditions. DESIGN Historical follow-up study. SETTING The Dutch famine (Hunger Winter) of 1944-1945 which occurred towards the end of WWII in occupied Netherlands. STUDY POPULATION From 408,015 Dutch male births born 1944-1947, examined for military service at age 18, we selected for follow-up all men born at the time of the famine in six… CONTINUE READING

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