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The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) Study is a cohort study with follow-up of 8,498 children who participated in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey (ASHFS) when aged 7 to 15 years.

Childhood determinants of adult health study cdah

THE GEORGE INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL HEALTH UK 

Using data from repeated measures of lifestyle, physical characteristics, and mental health, along with blood samples and cardiovascular health metrics collected since childhood, the study’s long-term aim is to determine the contribution of childhood factors to the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer in later life.

 

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