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An investigation of the effects of daily physical activity on the health of primary school students in South Australia.
Studies of the health effects of a daily physical activity programme have been carried out in 10-year-old school children in Adelaide, South Australia. In the first phase (1978) observations onExpand
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Overweight and obesity from childhood to adulthood: a follow-up of participants in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey.
OBJECTIVE To examine overweight and obesity in Australian children followed through to adulthood. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS A cohort study of 8498 children aged 7-15 years who participated in theExpand
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Maternal smoking and congenital malformations: an epidemiological study.
In a case-control study undertaken in several hospitals in Connecticut, it was found that women who reported smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day during pregnancy had a relative risk of about 1.6Expand
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The Hobart Salt Study 1995: few meet national sodium intake target.
OBJECTIVE To estimate 24-hour sodium and potassium excretion in an urban Australian population. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross-sectional survey of an urban population in Hobart, Tasmania, in 1995. Expand
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Involvement of young Australian adults in meal preparation: cross-sectional associations with sociodemographic factors and diet quality.
Involvement in meal preparation has the potential to affect diet quality, but has not been thoroughly investigated. The study aims were to describe the involvement of young adult men and women inExpand
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Evaluation of the Sydney "Quit. For Life" anti-smoking campaign. Part 2. Changes in smoking prevalence.
Between June and November 1983, the "Quit. For Life" media campaign was conducted in Sydney to reduce the prevalence of smoking. Surveys on a cross-sectional sample of the Sydney population wereExpand
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Evaluation of the Sydney "Quit. For Life" anti-smoking campaign. Part 1. Achievement of intermediate goals.
The "Quit. For Life" campaign was a media-based programme that was aimed at reducing the prevalence of smoking in Sydney. The programme committee set four intermediate goals which it felt had to beExpand
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Differences in modifiable cardiovascular disease risk factors in Australian schoolchildren: the results of a nationwide survey.
Two thousand four hundred schoolchildren ages 9, 12, and 15 years were randomly selected to participate in the Health and Fitness Survey of Australian Schoolchildren in 1985. Data on blood lipids,Expand
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Sudden infant death syndrome: seasonality and a biphasic model of pathogenesis.
STUDY OBJECTIVE--This paper examines the relationship between season, age, and the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). It provides a theoretical model for the pathogenesis of SIDS and uses it as aExpand
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Cohort Profile: Pregnancy And Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium
V.W.J. received a grant from the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (VIDI 016.136.361) and a Consolidator grant from the European Research Council (ERC-2014-CoG-648916)Expand
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