Socioeconomic Conditions in Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke

Stroke, 24 November 2015

Background and Purpose—The association between socioeconomic status in adulthood and the risk of stroke is well established; however, the independent effects of socioeconomic conditions in different life phases are less understood. …

Conclusions—This study supports the hypothesis that unfavorable childhood socioeconomic conditions are related to ischemic stroke risk, independent of established risk factors and socioeconomic status in adulthood, and fosters the idea that stroke prevention needs to begin early in life. Read more.

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