|Title||Coronary heart disease from a life-course approach: findings from the health and retirement study, 1998-2004.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Journal||J Aging Health|
|Date Published||2010 Mar|
|Keywords||Age Factors, Aged, Aging, Coronary Artery Disease, Educational Status, Female, Health Status Disparities, Health Surveys, Humans, Income, Male, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Odds Ratio, Poverty, Prevalence, Retirement, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Self Report, Social Class, Socioeconomic factors, United States|
OBJECTIVE: Guided by a life-course approach to chronic disease, this study examined the ways in which childhood deprivation (low parental education and father's manual occupation) may be associated with coronary heart disease (CHD).
METHOD: Multilevel modeling techniques and a nationally representative sample of Americans above age 50 from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS; N = 18,465) were used to examine childhood and CHD relationships over the course of 6 years (1998-2004).
RESULTS: Having a father with
DISCUSSION: Policies and programs aimed at improving the conditions of poor children and their families may effectively reduce the prevalence of CHD in later life.
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Life Cycle/health Status/socioeconomic Status/health risk
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|Alternate Journal||J Aging Health|
|Grant List||HS 013819 / HS / AHRQ HHS / United States |
U01AG009740 / AG / NIA NIH HHS / United States