Systematic review of the influence of childhood socioeconomic circumstances on risk for cardiovascular disease in adulthood.

@article{Galobardes2006SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of the influence of childhood socioeconomic circumstances on risk for cardiovascular disease in adulthood.},
  author={Bruna Galobardes and George Davey Smith and John W Lynch},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={91-104}
}
PURPOSE Adverse socioeconomic circumstances in childhood may confer a greater risk for adult cardiovascular disease (CVD). The purpose of this review is to systematically evaluate evidence for an association between socioeconomic circumstances during childhood and specific CVD subtypes, independent of adult socioeconomic conditions. METHODS We systematically retrieved individual-level studies of morbidity and mortality from CVD and specific CVD subtypes linked to early life influences… CONTINUE READING
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