Influence of female hormonal factors, in relation to autoantibodies and genetic markers, on the development of rheumatoid arthritis in northern Sweden: a case-control study
2010 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology, ISSN 0300-9742, Vol. 39, no 6, 454-460 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
A longer duration of breastfeeding increased the risk of developing RA, especially among individuals seropositive for ACPA or IgM-RF or carrying the PTPN22 1858T variant. Use of OC for ≥ 7 years was associated with a decreased risk.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 39, no 6, 454-460 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-38719DOI: 10.3109/03009741003742763PubMedID: 20560812OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-38719DiVA: diva2:381060