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OBJECTIVE To confirm the effect of cigarette smoking on β-cell function, and further investigate the mediation effect of abdominal obesity. METHODS Participants would include 1440 Chinese smokers who had participated in a community-based chronic disease screening project in Guangzhou and Zhuhai from 2006 to 2007. They were interviewed with structured(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the determinants of 'signing a agreement for establishing smoke-free homes' among the parents of secondary school students. METHODS 2019 parents were surveyed with self-administered questionnaires on their socio-demographic characteristics, smoking behaviors, attitude toward tobacco control at home and related data of their children.(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the application of the mouse nicotine toxicity experiment in tobacco control among adolescents. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted among 1626 students of three secondary schools with self-administered questionnaires three months after the intervention. The measurements of the student' s evaluation included their response,(More)
The relationship between cigarette smoking and obesity has been extensively studied, but the existing evidence is inconclusive. Moreover, few previous studies had examined the relationships of cigarette smoking with body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), hip circumference (HC) and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) simultaneously, which could not fully(More)
This study aimed to develop and validate a simple risk score for detecting individuals with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) among the Southern Chinese population. A sample of participants aged ≥20 years and without known diabetes from the 2006-2007 Guangzhou diabetes cross-sectional survey was used to develop separate risk scores for men and women. The(More)
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