IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle age, and later cancer mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study

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G David Batty, Laust Hvas Mortensen, Catharine R Gale, Martin J Shipley, Beverly A Roberts, Ian J Deary

(i) examine the relation, if any, of pre-morbid IQ scores at 20 years of age with the risk of later cancer mortality; and (ii) explore the role, if any, of potential mediating factors (e.g. smoking, obesity), assessed in middle age, in explaining the IQ-cancer relation.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPsycho-Oncology
Volume18
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1122-6
Number of pages5
ISSN1057-9249
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Research areas

  • Adolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Cohort Studies, Confidence Intervals, Humans, Intelligence, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Proportional Hazards Models, Risk Factors, Vietnam, Wechsler Scales, Young Adult

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