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BACKGROUND China has experienced an increase in the prevalence of childhood overweight/obesity over the last decades. The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome among Chinese school children and determine if there is a significant association between childhood obesity and metabolic syndrome. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Socioeconomic inequalities in childhood obesity prevalence differ according to a country's stage of nutrition transition. The aim of this study was to determine which socioeconomic factors influence inequalities in obesity prevalence in Chinese primary school children living in an urban setting. METHODS We assessed obesity prevalence among 9917(More)
The current study was designed to investigate the drinking patterns and association between socio-demographic factors and adolescents' alcohol use among high school students from China's three metropolises, Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. Using a self-administered questionnaire, we conducted a cross-sectional survey among 13,811 high school students from(More)
A detection algorithm based on the occlusion reasoning and partial division block template matching is proposed since the occluded target can not be located accurately by the common located algorithm during tracking process. Locating target accurately is critical factors that affect the tracking performance and reliability. Occlusion reasoning method(More)
BACKGROUND In China, obesity has traditionally affected the more affluent urban children, but the problem is spreading to a wider social group, including children who have migrated from rural to urban areas. Customised interventions are needed to prevent further growth in the prevalence of obesity among these migrant children. Exploring the perceptions of(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate the association between weight status and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among pupils in Guangzhou, China. METHODS The study comprised 5781 children aged 8-12 years from 29 schools. Height and weight were objectively measured using standardized methods, and BMI z-score derived using the age and sex specific WHO reference(More)
abuse, the BDNF-Val66Met polymorphism and adult psychotic-like experiences. 27 van Winkel R. Family-based analysis of genetic variation underlying psychosis-inducing effects of cannabis: sibling analysis and proband follow-up. Association of FKBP5 polymorphisms and childhood abuse with risk of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in adults. Interaction of(More)
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