Lifecourse study of bone health at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle thousand families cohort study.
|Title||Lifecourse study of bone health at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle thousand families cohort study.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2005|
|Authors||Pearce MS, Birrell FN, Francis RM, Rawlings DJ, Tuck SP, Parker L|
|Journal||Journal of epidemiology and community health|
|Date Published||2005 Jun|
|Keywords||Absorptiometry, Photon, Anthropometry, Birth Weight, Body Height, Body Weight, Bone and Bones, Bone Density, Child, Cohort Studies, Female, Femur Neck, Follow-Up Studies, Hip Joint, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Life Style, Lumbar Vertebrae, Male, Middle Aged, Sex Factors, Social Class|
To quantify the direct and indirect effects of fetal (position in family, weight, and social class at birth), childhood (breast feeding, growth, infections, and social class in childhood, age at menarche), and adult life (social class, alcohol consumption, smoking, diet, reproductive history, exercise, hormone replacement therapy use), and adult size (height, weight) on bone health at age 49-51 years, as measured by bone mineral density, total scanned bone area of the hip and lumbar spine, and femoral neck shaft angle.
|Alternate Journal||J Epidemiol Community Health|