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Reply to ‘Hormone use missing from UK Biobank cardiovascular disease study’
  1. Sanne A E Peters1,
  2. Mark Woodward1,2,3
  1. 1The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  2. 2The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sanne A E Peters, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QX, UK; sanne.peters{at}

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Dr Grant postulates1 that our recent study2 on the association between women’s reproductive factors and the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in later life is limited due to our failure to allow for the impact of contraceptive and menopausal hormone use on our …

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