What determines drop out in prospective studies of coronary heart disease risk factors between youth and young adulthood: the Young Hearts Study.

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The growing recognition of the importance of early life factors in the development of coronary heart disease (CHD) may increase prospective research in this period of life. From a methodological point of view, drop out of subjects, particularly when this is selective, is a major threat to the validity of the results. Specific information about determinants… (More)

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@article{Lenthe2001WhatDD, title={What determines drop out in prospective studies of coronary heart disease risk factors between youth and young adulthood: the Young Hearts Study.}, author={Frank J. van Lenthe and Colin A. Boreham and J. W. Twisk and Mathew Savage and L. Murray and G. D. Smith}, journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health}, year={2001}, volume={55 9}, pages={681-2} }