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Socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality and the role of childhood socioeconomic conditions and adulthood risk factors: a prospective cohort study with 17-years of follow up

Carlijn BM Kamphuis1*, Gavin Turrell2, Katrina Giskes2, Johan P Mackenbach1 and Frank J van Lenthe1

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1 Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, P.O. Box 2040, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands

2 School of Public Health/Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, Qld, 4001, Australia

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:1045  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1045

Published: 5 December 2012

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This Table shows the prevalence of childhood socioeconomic conditions, and adulthood material, psychosocial and behavioural risk factors by adulthood SEPa, for men and women.

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This Table shows the relative importance of the four health-behaviours to the explanation of adulthood SEP inequalities in CVD mortality, for men and women.

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