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Birth anthropometric measures, body mass index and allergic diseases in a birth cohort study (BAMSE)
  1. Xiao-Mei Mai1,
  2. Catarina Almqvist4,
  3. Lennart Nilsson5,
  4. Magnus Wickman2
  1. 1
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
  2. 2
    National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  3. 4
    Department of Woman and Child Health and Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  4. 5
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
  1. Xiao-Mei Mai, 504F John Buhler Research Centre, 715 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 3P5; xmai{at}mich.ca

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  • Funding: This study was supported by the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, the Konsul ThC Bergh Foundation, Stockholm County Council, the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association Research Foundation, and the Swedish Foundation for Health Care Sciences and Allergy Research. Catarina Almqvist was funded by the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation and the Swedish Society of Medicine. The sponsor of the study had no role in study design, data collection, data analysis, data interpretation, or in the writing of the report.

  • Competing interests: None.

  • Abbreviations:
    BMI
    body mass index
    CI
    confidence interval
    GA
    gestational age
    OR
    odds ratio
    SEI
    socio-economic index
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  • Funding: This study was supported by the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, the Konsul ThC Bergh Foundation, Stockholm County Council, the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association Research Foundation, and the Swedish Foundation for Health Care Sciences and Allergy Research. Catarina Almqvist was funded by the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation and the Swedish Society of Medicine. The sponsor of the study had no role in study design, data collection, data analysis, data interpretation, or in the writing of the report.

  • Competing interests: None.

  • Abbreviations:
    BMI
    body mass index
    CI
    confidence interval
    GA
    gestational age
    OR
    odds ratio
    SEI
    socio-economic index

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