Intelligence in early adulthood and mortality from natural and unnatural causes in middle-aged men

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Intelligence in early adulthood and mortality from natural and unnatural causes in middle-aged men. / Meincke, Rikke Hodal; Mortensen, Erik Lykke; Avlund, Kirsten; Rosthøj, Susanne; Sørensen, Holger Jelling; Osler, Merete.

In: Gerontologist, Vol. 53, No. Suppl. 1, 11.2013, p. 380.

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Harvard

Meincke, RH, Mortensen, EL, Avlund, K, Rosthøj, S, Sørensen, HJ & Osler, M 2013, 'Intelligence in early adulthood and mortality from natural and unnatural causes in middle-aged men', Gerontologist, vol. 53, no. Suppl. 1, pp. 380. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnt151

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Meincke, R. H., Mortensen, E. L., Avlund, K., Rosthøj, S., Sørensen, H. J., & Osler, M. (2013). Intelligence in early adulthood and mortality from natural and unnatural causes in middle-aged men. Gerontologist, 53(Suppl. 1), 380. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnt151

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Meincke RH, Mortensen EL, Avlund K, Rosthøj S, Sørensen HJ, Osler M. Intelligence in early adulthood and mortality from natural and unnatural causes in middle-aged men. Gerontologist. 2013 Nov;53(Suppl. 1):380. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnt151

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Meincke, Rikke Hodal ; Mortensen, Erik Lykke ; Avlund, Kirsten ; Rosthøj, Susanne ; Sørensen, Holger Jelling ; Osler, Merete. / Intelligence in early adulthood and mortality from natural and unnatural causes in middle-aged men. In: Gerontologist. 2013 ; Vol. 53, No. Suppl. 1. pp. 380.

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abstract = "After attending this session, participants are familiar with the adverseeffects of early life intelligence on midlife mortality. The associationbetween intelligence in early adulthood and midlife mortality was examinedtaking parental lifespan, socioeconomic position across the lifecourse, birthweight, and adult Body Mass Index (BMI) into account. Atotal of 13,536 Danish men born in 1953 and 1959-61 with data frombirth certificates and conscription were followed until 2009. Informationon vital status was obtained from the Civil Registration System.The hazard ratios for men in the lowest intelligence tertile was 2.24(95% confidence interval (CI): 1.89-2.65) for natural deaths and 2.67(95% CI: 2.03-3.53) for unnatural deaths. Adjusting for all covariatesattenuated the estimates to 1.79 (95% CI: 1.45-2.20) and 2.28 (95%CI: 1.61-3.22), respectively. In men, intelligence in early adulthood predictedmidlife mortality from natural and unnatural causes. The associationsremained after adjustment for potential confounders.",
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AB - After attending this session, participants are familiar with the adverseeffects of early life intelligence on midlife mortality. The associationbetween intelligence in early adulthood and midlife mortality was examinedtaking parental lifespan, socioeconomic position across the lifecourse, birthweight, and adult Body Mass Index (BMI) into account. Atotal of 13,536 Danish men born in 1953 and 1959-61 with data frombirth certificates and conscription were followed until 2009. Informationon vital status was obtained from the Civil Registration System.The hazard ratios for men in the lowest intelligence tertile was 2.24(95% confidence interval (CI): 1.89-2.65) for natural deaths and 2.67(95% CI: 2.03-3.53) for unnatural deaths. Adjusting for all covariatesattenuated the estimates to 1.79 (95% CI: 1.45-2.20) and 2.28 (95%CI: 1.61-3.22), respectively. In men, intelligence in early adulthood predictedmidlife mortality from natural and unnatural causes. The associationsremained after adjustment for potential confounders.

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