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Body size from birth to middle age and the risk of hip and knee replacement

Liu, Bette; Balkwill, Angela; Green, Jane; Beral, Valerie; Banks, Emily

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Background: Information regarding the effects of body size in childhood and early adulthood on the risk of hip and knee replacement in later life is inconsistent. We aimed to assess their effect, taking into account body mass index (BMI) in middle-age. Methods: Prospective cohort (Million Women Study) of 791,034 women with information on birth weight, body size at age 10 and age 20, and current BMI (at mean age 59.5 years) were followed for 6.82 million person-years. Adjusted relative risks...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153093
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
DOI: 10.1186/s12891-016-1105-9
Access Rights: Open Access

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