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Research Article

Clinical Disorders in a Post War British Cohort Reaching Retirement: Evidence from the First National Birth Cohort Study

  • Mary B. Pierce mail,

    m.pierce@nshd.mrc.ac.uk

    Affiliation: MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing, London, England

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  • Richard J. Silverwood,

    Affiliation: Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England

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  • Dorothea Nitsch,

    Affiliation: Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England

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  • Judith E. Adams,

    Affiliation: Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, England

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  • Alison M. Stephen,

    Affiliation: MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, England

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  • Wing Nip,

    Affiliation: MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, England

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  • Peter Macfarlane,

    Affiliation: Electrocardiology Section, Royal Infirmary, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Andrew Wong,

    Affiliation: MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing, London, England

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  • Marcus Richards,

    Affiliation: MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing, London, England

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  • Rebecca Hardy,

    Affiliation: MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing, London, England

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  • Diana Kuh,

    Affiliation: MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing, London, England

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  • on behalf of the NSHD Scientific and Data Collection Teams
  • Published: September 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044857

About the Authors

Mary B. Pierce, Andrew Wong, Marcus Richards, Rebecca Hardy, Diana Kuh
MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing, London, England
Richard J. Silverwood, Dorothea Nitsch
Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
Judith E. Adams
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, England
Alison M. Stephen, Wing Nip
MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, England
Peter Macfarlane
Electrocardiology Section, Royal Infirmary, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Corresponding Author

Email: m.pierce@nshd.mrc.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DK MP JA PM DN MR RH. Performed the experiments: AW DK MR MP NSHD Data Collection Team. Analyzed the data: PM JA WN AS RS. Wrote the paper: MP DK. Revised the manuscript: MP RS DN JA AS WN PM AW MR RH DK.