Prenatal and Postnatal Factors in Predicting Later Blood Pressure among Children: Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns

Abstract

A negative correlation between birth weight and subsequent blood pressure has been reported, but in some studies this correlation has not been found. We analyzed the effect of birth weight and pubertal development and several pre- and postnatal factors on subsequent blood pressure among 2500 children and adolescents in a follow-up study with three surveys… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199610000-00019

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