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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 14, 2011; 17(6): 784-788
Published online Feb 14, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i6.784
Higher parity associated with higher risk of death from gastric cancer
Chih-Ching Chang, Chih-Cheng Chen, Hui-Fen Chiu, Chun-Yuh Yang
Chih-Ching Chang, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70154, Taiwan, China
Chih-Cheng Chen, Department of Pediatrics, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang-Gung University, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan, China
Hui-Fen Chiu, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan, China
Chun-Yuh Yang, Faculty of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan, China
Chun-Yuh Yang, Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institute, Miaoli 36051, Taiwan, China
Author contributions: Chang CC did the statistical analysis and wrote the manuscript; Chen CC and Chiu HF provided essential insight into the interpretation of the results; Yang CY contributed to the study design and interpretation of the data, He had full access to all of the data in the study, and took responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Supported by A grant from the National Science Council, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, No. NSC-94-2314-B-037-056
Correspondence to: Chun-Yuh Yang, PhD, MPH, Faculty of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shih-Chuan 1st RD, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan, China.
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Received: October 14, 2010
Revised: December 27, 2010
Accepted: January 4, 2011
Published online: February 14, 2011
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