Effects of preterm birth and fetal growth retardation on cardiovascular risk factors in young adulthood (Trondheim, Norway APIC cohort)
To evaluate associations between low birth weight (LBW) and body fat, blood pressure (BP), lung and endothelial function, and maximal oxygen uptake (VO(2max)). *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
- Study design
- Population cohort
Evensen KAI, Steinshamn S, Tjønna AE, et al. Effects of preterm birth and fetal growth retardation on cardiovascular risk factors in young adulthood.Early Hum Dev. 2009;85(4):239-245. doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2008.10.008
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- 18 year old young adult: Thirty-seven subjects born prematurely with birth weight, 47 born at term with low weight (< 10th centile) for gestational age (SGA group) and 63 controls with normal birth weight participated in the study.
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.