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A Life Course Approach to Women's Health$
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Diana Kuh and Rebecca Hardy

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780192632890

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.001.0001

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A life course approach to women’s health: linking the past, present, and future

A life course approach to women’s health: linking the past, present, and future

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A Life Course Approach to Women's Health
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Diana Kuh

Rebecca Hardy

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0018

The aim of this book has been to review the factors at each stage of a women's life that contribute first to her reproductive health and then to her burden of morbidity and mortality in middle-age. This chapter highlights some of the key findings, common themes, and gaps in knowledge raised by contributors to this book. Elucidating the complex pathways between childhood and adult life presents theoretical and methodological challenges for life course epidemiology and some of these are discussed briefly. The chapter concludes by commenting on the relevance of the book's findings for policy and for understanding the future health of women born in the post-war period who are just reaching middle-age.

Keywords:   women's health, life stages, risk factors, disease, reproductive health, morbidity, mortality

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