Nozomi Ogata

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OBJECTIVES Health education for residents is now common, but only a few studies of its effects have been made. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of nutrition education for residents on intake of lipid-related nutrients. METHODS A total of 79 females (40-64 years) who underwent a health examination for residents in a town, Nara(More)
To characterize temporal variations of live births in Japan, we analyzed data on the 1,203,147 births of 1998. In hospitals, with 20+ beds, the daily average of live births was significantly lower at weekends and national holidays (mean=1,433, SD = 100) than on weekdays (mean = 1,957, SD = 126). Hourly distributions of live births showed a single sharp peak(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the diurnal rhythm of live births labored spontaneously, and the effects of obstetric intervention on birth time distributions. METHODS The data of live births tabulated by time (one-hour intervals), date and birthplace throughout Japan between 1981 and 1998 were obtained with permission from the former Ministry of Health and(More)
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