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Experiences of racial discrimination and cardiometabolic risk among Australian children

Priest, Naomi; Truong, Mandy; Chong, Shiau; Paradies, Yin; King, Tania L; Kavanagh, Anne; Olds, Tim; Craig, Jeffrey M; Burgner, David

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Cardiometabolic disease is a leading cause of adult morbidity and mortality globally. There is considerable evidence that childhood adversity is associated with markers of cardiometabolic disease risk in childhood, including obesity, blood pressure trajectories, and chronic inflammation. Experiences of racial discrimination may be an important, yet under explored, form of childhood adversity influencing childhood cardiometabolic risk. This study aimed to examine associations between...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-02-29
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216620
Source: Brain, behavior, and immunity
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.02.012
Access Rights: Open Access

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