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Past exposure to sun, skin phenotype, and risk of multiple sclerosis: case-control study

van der Mei, Ingrid A F; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise; Dwyer, Terence; Blizzard, Leigh; Simmons, Rex; Taylor, Bruce; Butzkueven, Helmut; Kilpatrick, Trevor

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Objective: To examine whether past high sun exposure is associated with a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis. Design: Population based case-control study. Setting: Tasmania, latitudes 41-3°S. Participants: 136 cases with multiple sclerosis and 272 contro

dc.contributor.authorvan der Mei, Ingrid A F
dc.contributor.authorPonsonby, Anne-Louise
dc.contributor.authorDwyer, Terence
dc.contributor.authorBlizzard, Leigh
dc.contributor.authorSimmons, Rex
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Bruce
dc.contributor.authorButzkueven, Helmut
dc.contributor.authorKilpatrick, Trevor
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T23:05:56Z
dc.date.available2015-12-13T23:05:56Z
dc.identifier.issn0959-535X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/85783
dc.description.abstractObjective: To examine whether past high sun exposure is associated with a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis. Design: Population based case-control study. Setting: Tasmania, latitudes 41-3°S. Participants: 136 cases with multiple sclerosis and 272 contro
dc.publisherBMJ Publishing Group
dc.sourceBMJ - British Medical Journal
dc.subjectKeywords: actin; vitamin D; adolescence; anamnesis; article; case control study; childhood; confidence interval; controlled study; female; human; major clinical study; male; multiple sclerosis; phenotype; priority journal; radiation dose; risk; skin; skin pigmentat
dc.titlePast exposure to sun, skin phenotype, and risk of multiple sclerosis: case-control study
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume327
dc.date.issued2003
local.identifier.absfor111706 - Epidemiology
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub14435
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationvan der Mei, Ingrid A F, University of Tasmania
local.contributor.affiliationPonsonby, Anne-Louise, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationDwyer, Terence , University of Tasmania
local.contributor.affiliationBlizzard, Leigh, University of Tasmania
local.contributor.affiliationSimmons, Rex, Canberra Hospital
local.contributor.affiliationTaylor, Bruce, Royal Hobart Hospital
local.contributor.affiliationButzkueven, Helmut, Royal Melbourne Hospital
local.contributor.affiliationKilpatrick, Trevor, Royal Melbourne Hospital
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage316
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage322
dc.date.updated2015-12-12T08:03:00Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-0042634407
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