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ME Samms-Vaughan

Relationship between Early Life Factors and Renal Function in Afro-Caribbean Young Adults: Analysis from the Jamaica 1986 Birth Cohort Study

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.450
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165-72
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This study examines the relationship between birth weight and renal function among an Afro-Caribbean population of young adults from the 1986 Jamaica Birth Cohort. Our analyses show significant associations between low birth weight and reduced, estimated, glomerular filtration rate.

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Objective: To investigate the relationship between intrauterine growth and renal function among Jamaican young adults.

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08 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 08 Sep, 2015

Urban Jamaican Children's Exposure to Community Violence

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14–21
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Jamaican children, particularly boys, primary school students and those of lower socio-economic status report high levels of exposure to violence as witnesses and victims. The single commonest exposure as victims is loss of a family member or close family friend to murder.

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e-Published: 04 Jun, 2013
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