Maternal pregnancy-related hypertension and risk for hypertension in offspring later in life.

@article{Palmsten2010MaternalPH,
  title={Maternal pregnancy-related hypertension and risk for hypertension in offspring later in life.},
  author={Kristin Palmsten and Stephen L. Buka and Karin B. Michels},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 4},
  pages={858-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the association between maternal pregnancy-related hypertension and offspring hypertension later in life in a birth cohort from New England. METHODS Covariate and exposure data were collected between 1959 and 1966 through the Collaborative Perinatal Project. Follow-up information was obtained through the New England Family Study between 2001 and 2004, when study participants were between 34 and 44 years old. The study population consisted of 1,556 individuals… CONTINUE READING