Journal article

Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study

Seana Gall, Long Huynh Quan, Costan G Magnussen, Markus Juonala, Jorma SA Viikari, Mika Kahonen, Terence Dwyer, Olli T Raitakari, Alison Venn

European Heart Journal | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2014

Grants

Awarded by Academy of Finland


Funding Acknowledgements

The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health study was supported at baseline by the Commonwealth Departments of Sport, Recreation and Tourism, and Health; the National Heart Foundation; and the Commonwealth Schools Commission and at follow-up by the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Heart Foundation, the Tasmanian Community Fund, and Veolia Environmental Services. S.L.G. is supported by a National Heart Foundation of Australia post-doctoral fellowship. C. G. M. is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship. A.V. is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship. The Young Finns Study has been financially supported by the Academy of Finland: grants 134309 (Eye), 126925, 121584, 124282, 129378 (Salve), 117787 (Gendi), and 41071 (Skidi), the Social Insurance Institution of Finland, Kuopio, Tampere and Turku University Hospital Medical Funds, Juho Vainio Foundation, Paavo Nurmi Foundation, Finnish Foundation of Cardiovascular Research and Finnish Cultural Foundation, Tampere Tuberculosis Foundation and Emil Aaltonen Foundation.