The impact of race as a risk factor for symptom severity and age at diagnosis of uterine leiomyomata among affected sisters.

@article{Huyck2008TheIO,
  title={The impact of race as a risk factor for symptom severity and age at diagnosis of uterine leiomyomata among affected sisters.},
  author={Karen L. Huyck and Carolien I. M. Panhuysen and Karen T. Cuenco and Jingmei Zhang and Hilary Goldhammer and Emlyn Jones and Priya Somasundaram and Allison M Lynch and Bernard L. Harlow and Hang Gon Lee and Elizabeth Anne Stewart and Cynthia C Morton},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={198 2},
  pages={168.e1-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to identify risk factors for uterine leiomyomata (UL) in a racially diverse population of women with a family history of UL, and to evaluate their contribution to disease severity and age at diagnosis. STUDY DESIGN We collected and analyzed epidemiologic data from 285 sister pairs diagnosed with UL. Risk factors for UL-related outcomes were compared among black (n = 73) and white (n = 212) sister pairs using univariate and multivariate regression… CONTINUE READING

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