Pu-hong Zhang

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OBJECTIVE To understand the distribution of chronic disease related behavior and lifestyle in adults from Beijing. METHODS 16,658 adult residents from Beijing city were randomly selected with stratified multi-stage cluster sampling method in 2005. Each participant was invited to receive a set of standardized questionnaire, physical examinations and(More)
BACKGROUND Since men with chronic kidney disease (CKD) progress faster than women, an accurate assessment of CKD progression rates should be based on gender differences in age-related decline of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in healthy individuals. METHODS A Chinese sample population from a stratified, multistage, and clustered CKD screening study was(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a general quality of life (QOL) instrument for Chinese in accordance with the Chinese culture and to assess its reliability, validity and sensitivity. METHODS A 35-item QOL questionnaire(QOL-35) was developed with reference to the World Health Organization QOL questionnaire(WHO-100) and the 36-item medical outcomes study on short-form(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the prevalence and control of several common chronic disease in Beijing adults. METHODS 16,658 adult residents were randomly selected with stratified multi-stage cluster sampling method. Each participant was invited to receive a set of standardized questionnaire, physical examinations and laboratory tests. RESULTS Data showed(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE It is necessary to develop an effective and low-cost screening tool for identifying Chinese people at high risk of stroke. Transcranial Doppler ultrasound (TCD) is a powerful predictor of stroke in the pediatric sickle cell disease population, as demonstrated in the STOP trial. Our study was conducted to determine the prediction(More)
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