Life-course socioeconomic position and incidence of diabetes mellitus among blacks and whites: the Alameda County Study, 1965-1999.

@article{Maty2010LifecourseSP,
  title={Life-course socioeconomic position and incidence of diabetes mellitus among blacks and whites: the Alameda County Study, 1965-1999.},
  author={Siobhan C. Maty and Sherman A. James and George A. Kaplan},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={
          137-45
        }
}
OBJECTIVES We examined associations between several life-course socioeconomic position (SEP) measures (childhood SEP, education, income, occupation) and diabetes incidence from 1965 to 1999 in a sample of 5422 diabetes-free Black and White participants in the Alameda County Study. METHODS Race-specific Cox proportional hazard models estimated diabetes risk associated with each SEP measure. Demographic confounders (age, gender, marital status) and potential pathway components (physical… CONTINUE READING
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