Pregnancy-related events associated with subclinical cardiovascular disease burden in late midlife: SWAN.

Affiliation

School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Reproductive factors are associated with later life CVD in women (e.g., age at first birth, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes), but studies have focused largely on premenopausal women. We examined the relationship of reproductive factors with subclinical CVD burden in late midlife women.

Keywords

Cardiovascular disease,Midlife,Reproductive history,Subclinical atherosclerosis,Women's health,

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